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Early results show safety, technical success of Heli-FX in endovascular aneurysm repair

Last Updated Oct 2013


Initial results from the ANCHOR registry show positive safety and technical success of the Heli-FX EndoAnchor System in endovascular aneurysm repair.

At VIVA 2013, James Joye, DO, interventional cardiologist at El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, Calif., presented data on the first 257 patients in the postmarket registry, which was initiated to evaluate real-world use of the Heli-FX EndoAnchor System (Aptus Endosystems).

The mechanical fastening device is designed to improve long-term durability and reduce repeat procedures in endovascular aneurysm repair, according to a company press release. It is indicated for use in patients whose grafts have had endoleak or migration, or who are at risk for either at implantation, Joye said.

Read the full article on the Cardiology Today website.