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Prosthetic graft placement

Prosthetic graft placement

Overview

A synthetic polyester graft (such as Dacron) is sutured to the aorta to repair an ascending aortic aneurysm.

Review Date 9/16/2019

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.