Stent-graft treatment in diseases of the thoracic aorta

Noriyuki Kato, Michael D. Dake, Charles P. Semba, Mahmood K. Razavi, Stephen T. Kee, Suzanne M. Slonim, Shaun L. Samuels

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This article offers an historical perspective and overview for treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms. The classic technique, design, and delivery system are detailed. It outlines patient selection, the endovascular procedure, and interaction with the vascular surgeon. The authors describe their results as well as complications, and give an overview of this new and highly specialized treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-28
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Aneurysm, aortic
  • Aorta, grafts and prothesis
  • Aorta, interventional procedure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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