Chapter 9. Patient Follow-up and Evaluation of Abdominal and Thoracic Stent Grafts

  1. Alan B. Lumsden MD, ChB1,
  2. Peter H. Lin MD2,
  3. Changyi Chen MD, PhD3 and
  4. Juan C. Parodi MD4
  1. Jan D. Blankensteijn

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch9

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

How to Cite

Blankensteijn, J. D. (2007) Patient Follow-up and Evaluation of Abdominal and Thoracic Stent Grafts, in Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease (eds A. B. Lumsden, P. H. Lin, C. Chen and J. C. Parodi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Chief of Vascular Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chief of Interventional Radiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Surgery & Molecular and Cellular Biology, Director, Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Vice Chairman, Surgical Research, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  4. 4

    Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endovascular Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155700

Online ISBN: 9780470988930

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Keywords:

  • endovascular aneurysm repair;
  • endografts;
  • thoracic stent grafts;
  • computer tomography angiography (CTA);
  • multidetector spiral computed tomography (MDCT)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Determinants of success

  • Imaging modalities

  • Recommended guidelines for follow-up

  • Specifics for thoracic stent-graft follow-up

  • Conclusions