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Título: Mechanical properties of stent-graft materials
Autor: Santos, Isa C. T.
Rodrigues, Alexandra
Figueiredo, Lígia
Rocha, Luís A.
Tavares, João Manuel R. S.
Palavras-chave: Aortic Aneurysm
Stent-Graft
Mechanical Properties
Review
Abdominal Aortic-Aneurysm
Shape-Memory Alloys
Medical Applications
Biomedical Applications
Coronary Stents
Metallic Stents
Thoracic Aorta
Repair
Polytrtrafluoroethylene
Dilation
Data: Out-2012
Editora: Sage Publications Ltd
Citação: SANTOS, Isa C.T.; [et al] – Mechanical properties of stent-graft materials. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I - Journal of Materials Design and Applications. ISSN: 1464-4207. Vol. 226, nr. L4 (2012), pp. 330-341
Resumo: An aneurysm is a localized blood-filled dilatation of an artery whose consequences can be deadly. One of its current treatments is endovascular aneurysm repair, a minimally invasive procedure in which an endoprosthesis, called a stent-graft, is placed transluminally to prevent wall rupture. Early stent-grafts were custom designed for the patient through the assembling of off-the-shelf components by the operating surgeon. However, nowadays, stent-grafts have become a commercial product. The existing endoprostheses differ in several aspects, such as shape design and materials, but they have in common a metallic scaffold with a polymeric covering membrane. This article aims to gather relevant information for those who wish to understand the principles of stent-grafts and even to develop new devices. Hence, a stent-graft classification based on different characteristics is presented and the desired features for an ideal device are pointed out. Additionally, the materials currently in use to fabricate this type of endoprosthesis are reviewed and new materials are suggested.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/5069
DOI: 10.1177/1464420712451065
ISSN: 1464-4207
Aparece nas colecções:ISEL - Eng. Mecan. - Artigos

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