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what is vascular graft for an aneurysm in the abdomen?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Repair: Abdominal aortic aneurysms are repaired using endovascular or open surgical techniques. The repair is done, using prosthetic grafts, which are made with dacron or ptfe, a type of plastic. These have the advantage of being readily available, and come in multiple sizes.

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