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Medtronic updates AneuRx system

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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A newer version of Medtronic's AneuRx AAAdvantage abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent graft with the Xcelerant delivery system wins FDA approval. Updates to the new system include improved radiopaque markers and stent contouring. Roughly 1.2 mil. people in the United States have AAA, though only 15% are ever diagnosed, according to Medtronic. The AneuRx system was originally launched in the U.S. in 1996 (1"The Gray Sheet" Nov. 28, 2005, p. 9)...

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