Ascending Aorta (non-valved)

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Product Specifications

CardioGraft® Ascending Aorta Conduit (non-valved)

CardioGraft® Ascending Aorta Conduit (non-valved)
A human ascending aorta (leaflets excised) for aorta reconstruction

  • Allograft tissue most closely resembles the patient’s native tissue
  • Easy to handle and suture
  • Safety: Allografts offer a high resistance to infection

 

Clinical Application
  • Aorta Reconstruction
Cryopreserved Description Sizing
AAS Ascending Aorta (non-valved) D ≤ 16 mm
AAM Ascending Aorta (non-valved) D = 17 - 21 mm
AAL Ascending Aorta (non-valved) D ≥ 22 mm
References
  1. Philpott and Zemlin. Aortic reconstruction for an infected stent graft with a composite homograft. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2017; 153, 5: e73-75.
  2. Lytle, Pettersson, et al. Reoperative cryopreserved root and ascending aorta replacement for acute aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2002; 74: 1754-1757.
  3. Preventza, Coselli, et al. Homograft use in reoperative aortic root and proximal aortic surgery for endocarditis: A 12-year experience in high-risk patients. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2014; 148: 989-994.