A modified multiple branched graft for thoracoabdominal aort
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In the traditional graft replacement of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA), a straight graft is usually used, and several aortic patches containing the orifices of intercostal, celiac, superior mesenteric, and renal arteries are sutured to the openings in the straight graft. Recently, presewn tetrafurcate graft was used for TAAA repair, and clinical results showed this tetrafurcate graft could effectively short the ischemic time of the reimplantated visceral organs and facilate anastomotic hemostatisis. We described a modified multiple branched graft for Crawford extent II and III thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repair in 8 patients, Which comprised a main graft and three branches, and the third branch was bifurcated into two limbs....

https://cardiothoracicsurgery.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13019-017-0593-5
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