Shaping a vascular graft for total aortic arch replacement

Alessandro Mazzola, Renato Gregorini, Carmine Villani, Raffaele Giancola, Ugo Minuti, Marco Ciocca, Laura Brigitta Colantonio

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Aortic arch replacement extended to the ascending and/or descending thoracic aorta with a single vascular graft may cause kinking of the prosthesis. We propose an artifact to obtain a curved prosthesis from a straight one for total aortic arch replacement without the risk of kinking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)608-609
Number of pages2
JournalItalian Heart Journal
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005


  • Aortic arch
  • Prosthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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