CardioGraft® Thoracic Aorta

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CardioGraft® Thoracic Aorta Conduit

CardioGraft Thoracic Aorta Conduit is a human proximal section of the descending aorta.

  • Human Tissue: Closely resembles autograft; compliant, flexible, easy to handle and suture.
  • Resistant to Infection: Natural ability to resist infection.1-3
  • Convenient: Availability in various sizes to best fit the patient’s anatomy.
  • Reduced Thrombosis Potential: Alleviates the need for anticoagulation therapy.3,4
Clinical Application
  • Aortic reconstruction
  • Infected descending aorta
  • Conduit repair
  • Extra cardiac shunt
  • Aortic aneurysm repair


Cryopreserved Description Sizing
TAS Thoracic Aorta, Small D ≤ 16 mm
TAM Thoracic Aorta, Medium D = 17 - 21 mm
TAL Thoracic Aorta, Large D ≥ 22 mm
  1. Kirklin et al. Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Aortic Root Abscess Cavity: Surgical Treatment with Aortic Valve Homograft. Ann Thorac Surg 45:674-677, June 1988.
  2. Tuna et al. Results of Homograft Aortic Valve Replacement for Active Endocarditis. Ann Thorac Surg 1990; 49: 619-24.
  3. Hopkins et al. Cardiac Reconstructions with Allograft Tissues. Springer 2005.
  4. Pettersson, Coselli, et al. 2016 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) consensus guidelines: Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2017; 153: 1241-1258.