Endovascular solutions for abdominal aortic aneurysms: A comparative review of clinical outcomes with custom-made endografts

Matti Jubouri, Kamran Hussain, Priyanshu Saha, Zaid M Alkhadire, Sven Zcp Tan, Damian M Bailey, Ian M Williams, Mohamad Bashir*

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Abstract

The introduction of endovascular aortic repair has revolutionised the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, replacing open surgical repair for the majority of elective cases due to its optimal morbidity and mortality. Several endovascular aortic repair stent grafts exist commercially, one of which is the Fenestrated Anaconda™ by Terumo Aortic which benefits from a very innovative design, unique custom-made approach and highly favourable results. The main scope of this narrative review is to provide a comprehensive overview of endovascular aortic repair clinical outcomes using the Fenestrated Anaconda™ stent-graft and comparing these with its market competitor, Zenith. This review will also examine the evidence in the literature on the Anaconda™'s custom-made approach. A comprehensive literature was conducted on several search engines including PubMed, Google Scholar, Ovid, Scopus and Embase to collate the evidence in the literature on clinical outcomes achieved with the Fenestrated Anaconda™ and Zenith including, but not limited to, survival, technical success, target vessel patency, endoleak, reintervention and aneurysm sac regression. The Fenestrated Anaconda™ is associated with excellent results, including highly favourable survival, technical and clinical success and target vessel patency rates, very low need for reintervention or conversion, and minimal incidence of complications such as endoleak and endograft migration. The Fenestrated Anaconda™ also drives significant sac regression and aortic remodelling. In addition, its unique custom-made approach enables it to treat highly complex aortic anatomy as well as to 'rescue' failed competitor grafts. The Fenestrated Anaconda™ has proven that it is a very safe, highly applicable and extremely effective device used for complex aortic and/or iliac pathology based on its novel design and outstanding track record of clinical outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Volume00
Issue number00
Early online date26 Oct 2022
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 26 Oct 2022

Keywords

  • custom-made
  • Fenestrated Anaconda
  • endovascular aortic repair
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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