Impregnated polyester arterial prostheses: Performance and prospects

Nabil Chakfé, Sophie Cottin Bizonne, Marc Beaufigeau, Elisabeth Urban, Alain Cardon, Charles Doillon, Jean François Le Magnen, Bernard Durand, Jean Georges Kretz

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Impregnated polyester arterial prostheses have gained wide acceptance by most vascular surgery teams, probably because these prostheses are easy to use, without any preclotting. We offer here a synthesis of the main studies that have appraised the experimental and clinical performance of these prostheses, and we delineate their major prospects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)509-523
Number of pages15
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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