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The role of surgical and total endovascular techniques in the treatment of ruptured juxtarenal aortic aneurysms.

Paula R Keschenau, Efthymios Beropoulis, Alexander Gombert, Michael J Jacobs, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Drosos Kotelis, Konstantinos P Donas,

<i>Background:</i> Ruptured juxtarenal aortic aneurysms (RJAAA) represent a special challenge in clinical practice, but the evidence to guide therapeutic decision-making is scarce. The aim of this study was to present two different approaches, open surgical (OAR) and chimney endovascular repair (CHEVAR), for treating patients with RJAAA. <i>Patients and methods:</i> This ... Read more >>

Vasa (VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten)
[2021, 50(5):356-362]

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Bilateral Use of Iliac Branch Devices for Aortoiliac Aneurysms Is Safe and Feasible, and Procedural Volume Does Not Seem to Affect Technical or Clinical Effectiveness: Early and Midterm Results From the pELVIS International Multicentric Registry.

Mario D'Oria, Georgios A Pitoulias, Giovanni F Torsello, Apostolos G Pitoulias, Stefano Fazzini, Fabrizio Masciello, Fabio Verzini, Konstantinos P Donas, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate early and follow-up outcomes following bilateral use of iliac branch devices (IBD) for aortoiliac endografting and assess the impact of center volume. We used data from the pELVIS international multicentric registry.<h4>Methods</h4>For the purpose of this study, only those patients receiving concomitant bilateral IBD implantation were analyzed. To assess ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2021, :15266028211016439]

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Performance of the Gore VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis as Bridging Stent-Graft in Branched Endovascular Aortic Repair for Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms.

Giovanni B Torsello, Apostolos Pitoulias, Sarah Litterscheid, Bärbel Berekoven, Giovanni-Federico Torsello, Martin Austermann, Michel J Bosiers,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Bridging stent stability is crucial for efficacy and safety of branched aortic endovascular repair (bEVAR) of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAAs). In this study, we assess the performance of the new Viabahn Balloon-Expandable endoprosthesis (VBX) in bEVAR. Based on our learning curve we give recommendations for a safe and effective use ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2021, 28(4):549-554]

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Early and midterm results from a postmarket observational study of Zenith t-Branch thoracoabdominal endovascular graft.

Michel Bosiers, Tilo Kölbel, Timothy Resch, Nikolaos Tsilimparis, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann,

<h4>Objective</h4>We have reported the short-term outcomes regarding the safety of the off-the-shelf Zenith t-Branch multibranched thoracoabdominal stent-graft (William Cook Europe ApS, Bjaeverskov, Denmark) in a postmarket, multicenter study.<h4>Methods</h4>Patients who had been treated with the t-Branch device from September 2012 to November 2017 at three European centers were either prospectively or ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2021, 74(4):1081-1089.e3]

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Fatigue Resistance of the Advanta V12/iCast and Viabahn Balloon-Expandable Stent-Graft as Bridging Stents in Experimental Fenestrated Endografting.

Giovanni Torsello, Marcus Müller, Sarah Litterscheid, Bärbel Berekoven, Martin Austermann, Giovanni-Federico Torsello,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Bridging stents undergo millions of cycles during respiratory movements of the kidneys throughout the patient's life. Thus, understanding the response of fabric and endoskeleton of the stent to cyclic loading over the time is crucial. In this study, we compare the fatigue resistance of the Viabahn Balloon-Expandable stent-graft (VBX) with ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2021, 28(3):463-468]

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The PROTAGORAS 2.0 Study to Identify Sizing and Planning Predictors for Optimal Outcomes in Abdominal Chimney Endovascular Procedures.

Stefano Fazzini, Ombretta Martinelli, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Marco D Pipitone, Giovanni F Torsello, Luigi Irace, Konstantinos P Donas,

<h4>Objective</h4>The aim was to identify predictors of adequate pre-operative sizing and planning for chimney endovascular aortic repair (ChEVAR) in order to reduce the incidence of persistent type Ia endoleaks (IaELs) without influencing chimney graft (CG) patency.<h4>Methods</h4>Consecutive patients who underwent ChEVAR between January 2009 and December 2017 at a single centre were ... Read more >>

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg (European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery)
[2021, 61(4):591-602]

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Preliminary Clinical and Radiologic Outcome of Matched Patients with Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms Treated by Low-Profile vs Standard Profile Branched Aortic Endografts.

Besjona Puta, Stefano Fazzini, Giovanni Torsello, Marco Damiano Pipitone, Martin Austermann, Efthymios Beropoulis, Giovanni Federico Torsello,

<h4>Background</h4>Durability of low-profile branched aortic stent-grafts (LPSG) in the treatment of patients with thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) remains unclear. Objective of this study is to compare the outcomes of LPSG with standard profile branched aortic stent-grafts (SPSG).<h4>Methods</h4>Between January 2016 and January 2020, 225 consecutive patients with TAAA were treated by ... Read more >>

Ann Vasc Surg (Annals of vascular surgery)
[2021, 75:397-405]

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Aortic endograft and bridging stent-graft remodeling after branched endovascular aortic repair.

Stefano Fazzini, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Efthymios Beropoulis, Roberta Munaò, Giovanni F Torsello,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The results of branched endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms are mainly dependent on durability of the graft used. The purpose of this study was to evaluate postoperative aortic main body and bridging stent-graft remodeling, and their impact on bridging stent-graft instability at one year.<h4>Methods</h4>Computed tomoangiographies of 43 patients (43 aortic ... Read more >>

Vascular (Vascular)
[2020, :1708538120983698]

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Stent-grafts are the best way to treat complex in-stent restenosis lesions in the superficial femoral artery: 24-month results from a multicenter randomized trial.

Marc Bosiers, Koen Deloose, Joren Callaert, Jürgen Verbist, Jeroen Hendriks, Patrick Lauwers, Herman Schroë, Wouter Lansink, Dierk Scheinert, Andrej Schmidt, Thomas Zeller, Ulrich Beschorner, Elias Noory, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Jeroen Wauters,

<h4>Background</h4>This clinical trial aims to evaluate the outcome (up to 24-months) of the treatment of in-stent restenotic or reoccluded lesions in the femoropopliteal arteries, by comparing the treatment of the GORE<sup>®</sup> VIABAHN<sup>®</sup> Endoprosthesis with PROPATEN Bioactive Surface (W. L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) with a standard PTA treatment. ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2020, 61(5):617-625]

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Long-term Results of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair Using a Low-Profile Stent-Graft.

Efthymios Beropoulis, Stefano Fazzini, Martin Austermann, Giovanni B Torsello, Sarah Damerau, Giovanni Federico Torsello,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the long-term results associated with the Zenith Alpha thoracic stent-graft, which was designed to address challenging access vessel anatomy.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A retrospective analysis was conducted of 44 consecutive patients (mean age 72.5±8.3 years; 25 men) treated in a single center between August 2010 and October 2014 with a ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2021, 28(1):56-62]

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Use of Stainless-Steel, Balloon-Expandable Chimney Grafts Is Durable Though Caution Is Required When Lining Angulated Renal Arteries.

Gergana T Taneva, Stefano Fazzini, Marco Damiano Pipitone, Georgios Karaolanis, Giovanni Torsello, Christoph Bremer, Martin Austermann, Konstantinos P Donas,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To analyze the overall performance of flexible nitinol stents used to line chimney grafts (CGs) during chimney endovascular aneurysm repair (chEVAR) of pararenal pathologies.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A retrospective review was conducted of all 116 elective patients (mean age 74.3±7.2 years; 103 men) who underwent chEVAR with balloon-expandable Advanta V12/iCAST CGs in ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(6):902-909]

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Results of Iliac Branch Devices in Octogenarians Within the pELVIS Registry.

Aaron Thomas Fargion, Fabrizio Masciello, Giovanni Pratesi, Giovanni Torsello, Konstantinos P Donas, Carlo Pratesi, ,

<b>Purpose:</b> To evaluate if the elderly could benefit from the implantation of iliac branch devices (IBDs) to preserve the patency of the internal iliac artery (IIA) in aneurysms involving the iliac bifurcation. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> From January 2005 to April 2017, 804 patients enrolled in the pELVIS registry underwent endovascular ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2021, 28(1):157-164]

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Iliac Branch Devices With Standard vs Fenestrated/Branched Stent-Grafts: Does Aneurysm Complexity Produce Worse Outcomes? Insights From the pELVIS Registry.

Konstantinos Spanos, Tilo Kölbel, Martin Scheerbaum, Konstantinos P Donas, Martin Austermann, Fiona Rohlffs, Fabio Verzini, Nikolaos Tsilimparis, ,

<b>Purpose:</b> To compare the outcomes of iliac branch devices (IBD) used in combination with standard endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) vs with fenestrated/branched EVAR (f/bEVAR) to treat complex aortoiliac aneurysms. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> The pELVIS Registry database containing the outcomes of IBD use at 8 European centers was interrogated to identify ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(6):910-916]

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Outcomes of elective use of the chimney endovascular technique in pararenal aortic pathologic processes.

Georgios A Pitoulias, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Apostolos G Pitoulias, Marco D Pipitone, Stefano Fazzini, Konstantinos P Donas,

<h4>Objective</h4>In the treatment of pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms and aortic pathologic processes, chimney endovascular aneurysm repair (CHEVAR) represents an alternative technique for urgent cases. The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcomes of CHEVAR in the elective setting.<h4>Methods</h4>We performed a retrospective analysis of prospectively collected records of 165 ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2021, 73(2):433-442]

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One-Year Results From the SURPASS Observational Registry of the CTAG Stent-Graft With the Active Control System.

Giovanni Federico Torsello, Angeliki Argyriou, Konstantinos Stavroulakis, Michel J Bosiers, Martin Austermann, Giovanni B Torsello, ,

Purpose: To report the outcomes from the observational SURPASS registry, which was created to assess the performance of the Conformable TAG (CTAG) stent-graft with the Active Control System (ACS) in patients undergoing thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in a real-world setting. Materials and Methods: The SURPASS registry (ClinicalTrials.gov; identifier NCT03286400) ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(3):421-427]

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Comparison of the Biomechanical Properties of the Advanta V12/iCast and Viabahn Stent-Grafts as Bridging Devices in Fenestrated Endografts: An In Vitro Study.

Giovanni Federico Torsello, Monika Herten, Markus Müller, André Frank, Giovanni B Torsello, Martin Austermann,

Purpose: To compare experimentally the biomechanical properties of the Viabahn Balloon-Expandable Stent Graft (VBX) with the widely used Advanta V12/iCast in the role of bridging stent-grafts for fenestrated endovascular aortic repair. Materials and Methods: Test sheets made of polyester having 2 rows of 5 fenestrations in 6-mm and 8-mm diameters ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(2):258-265]

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Outcomes of bridging stent grafts in fenestrated and branched endovascular aortic repair.

Giovanni Federico Torsello, Efthymios Beropoulis, Roberta Munaò, Santi Trimarchi, Giovanni B Torsello, Martin Austermann,

<h4>Objective</h4>Until today, no dedicated bridging stent graft (BSG) has been available for use in fenestrated and branched endovascular aneurysm repair (F/BEVAR). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of the well-known Advanta/iCast V12 (Getinge Maquet, Rastatt, Germany) and the new Viabahn VBX (W. L. Gore & ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2020, 72(3):859-865]

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Late outcomes of different hypogastric stent grafts in aortoiliac endografting with iliac branch device: Results from the pELVIS Registry.

Fabio Verzini, Gianbattista Parlani, Gianfranco Varetto, Lorenzo Gibello, Michele Boero, Giovanni Federico Torsello, Konstantinos P Donas, Gioele Simonte, ,

OBJECTIVE:The objective of this study was to evaluate long-term results of self-expanding vs balloon-expandable hypogastric stent grafts in conjunction with iliac branch devices (IBDs) for aortoiliac aneurysm repair in a multicenter experience (pErformance of iLiac branch deVIces for aneurysmS involving the iliac bifurcation [pELVIS] Registry). METHODS:All patients electively treated for ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2020, 72(2):549-555.e1]

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FEVAR: is still the preferred therapeutic option for juxtarenal aortic aneurysms?

Konstantinos P Donas, Stefano Fazzini, Martin Austermann, Mauro Gargiulo, Enrico Gallitto, Giovanni Torsello,

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2020, 61(1):1]

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of chimney/snorkel versus fenestrated endovascular repair for high-risk patients with complex abdominal aortic pathologies.

Gergana T Taneva, Konstantinos P Donas, Georgios A Pitoulias, Martin Austermann, Frank J Veith, Giovanni Torsello,

BACKGROUND:The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of chimney (ch-EVAR) vs. fenestrated aneurysm repair (f-EVAR) for treatment of complex abdominal aortic pathologies. Endovascular repair of complex abdominal aortic pathologies with involvement of renal arteries includes use of f-EVAR as first line treatment. However, lack of availability and ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2020, 61(1):18-23]

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In Vitro Evaluation of Balloon-Expandable Chimney Grafts in the Renal Arteries Combined With the Endurant Endograft.

Gergana T Taneva, Konstantinos P Donas, Giovanni B Torsello, Harald Seifarth, Francisco Marques de Azevedo, Martin Austermann, Giovanni Federico Torsello,

<b>Purpose:</b> To compare balloon-expandable covered stents (BECS) available for use as renal chimney grafts to the Advanta V12 approved for use with the Endurant endograft. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> A silicone model was manufactured based on preoperative computed tomography angiography (CTA) scans of a patient with a 7-cm juxtarenal aneurysm treated ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2019, 26(6):865-870]

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Performance of BeGraft and BeGraft+ Stent-Grafts as Bridging Devices for Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair: An In Vitro Study.

Giovanni Federico Torsello, Monika Herten, André Frank, Markus Müller, Susanne Jung, Giovanni B Torsello, Martin Austermann,

<b>Purpose:</b> To investigate 2 generations of balloon-expandable covered stents as potential bridging devices using an in vitro model of stent-graft fenestrations. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> Twenty BeGraft and 20 BeGraft+ cobalt-chromium stents covered in expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) in 6- and 8-mm diameters were tested in sheets mimicking stent-graft fenestrations. Microscopy and ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2019, 26(6):787-794]

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CTA Assessment of Midterm Morphological Changes to Chimney Grafts Used in the Treatment of Juxtarenal Aortic Aneurysms.

Suteekhanit Hahtapornsawan, Konstantinos Lazaridis, Frank J Criado, Giovanni Federico Torsello, Theodosios Bisdas, Martin Austermann, Konstantinos P Donas,

<b>Purpose:</b> To evaluate chimney stent-graft position and morphological changes of the aneurysm sac as visualized by postoperative computed tomography angiography (CTA) over a minimum 24-month follow-up period. <b>Materials and Methods:</b> Twenty-one patients (mean age 75.7±8.6 years; 20 men) with juxtarenal aortic aneurysms who underwent successful chimney endovascular aneurysm repair (ch-EVAR) ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2019, 26(5):697-703]

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One-year outcomes of the BeGraft stent graft used as chimney graft in conjunction with the Endurant device for the treatment of complex abdominal diseases.

Gergana T Taneva, Marco V Usai, Georgios A Pitoulias, Giovanni Torsello, Martin Austermann, Konstantinos P Donas,

Vascular (Vascular)
[2019, 27(5):518-523]

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In Vitro Evaluation of the Gore Viabahn Balloon-Expandable Stent-Graft for Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair.

Giovanni Federico Torsello, Monika Herten, Markus Müller, André- Frank, Giovanni B Torsello, Martin Austermann,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To evaluate the safety and integrity of a new stent-graft as a potential bridging device in fenestrated stent-grafts using an in vitro fenestrated model.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Polyester test sheets with ten 6-mm- or 8-mm-diameter fenestrations were used to simulate a fenestrated main body endoprosthesis. In total, 50 Viabahn balloon-expandable (VBX) stent-grafts ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2019, 26(3):361-368]

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