Thoracic Aorta

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Instructions for Use
Product Specifications

CardioGraft® Thoracic Aorta Conduit

CardioGraft® Thoracic Aorta Conduit
A human descending aorta

  • 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
  • Infected Descending Aorta; Conduit Repair; Extra Cardiac Shunt
  • Aorta Reconstruction

 

Cryopreserved Description Sizing
TAS Thoracic Aorta D ≤ 16 mm
TAM Thoracic Aorta D = 17 - 21 mm
TAL Thoracic Aorta 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.