Percutaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair is not contraindicated in obese patients

Academic Article


  • Objective There are limited data describing the preclose technique with the Perclose ProGlide device (Abbott Vascular, Redwood City, Calif) in percutaneous thoracic endovascular aortic repair (P-TEVAR), particularly in obese patients, in whom use of this technique is thought to be relatively contraindicated. The purpose of this analysis was to describe our experience with P-TEVAR and to compare outcomes in patients with or without obesity
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    Pubmed Id

  • 16151119
  • Author List

  • Zakko J; Scali S; Beck AW; Klodell CT; Beaver TM; Martin TD; Huber TS; Feezor RJ
  • Start Page

  • 921
  • End Page

  • 928
  • Volume

  • 60
  • Issue

  • 4