Treating Aortic Stents with Endovascular Aneurysm Repair(breadcrumbs are unavailable)


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This animation shows how a dangerous abdominal aortic aneurysm is treated by inserting a new lining (a stent graft) into it via small tubes that are passed up from leg arteries. The stent graft channels blood flow through the anurysm, providing a “internal bypass” and preventing rupture. More dangerous open abdominal surgery is avoided.

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