Most traditional EVAR stent grafts available in the US and Japan have a system profile ranging from 18 to 24 French. The INCRAFT™ System provides an integrated delivery system with a profile equivalent to that of a regular 13 French catheter sheath introducer.
Cordis developed INCRAFT™, which is currently being investigated in a US-Japan pivotal clinical study, INSPIRATION, with input from a multidisciplinary Physician Advisory Panel that includes Dr. Corey Teigen, Department of Interventional Radiology, Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND, Dr. Takao Ohki, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo, and Dr. Robert Bersin, M.D., Medical Director, Endovascular Services, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA. The INSPIRATION pivotal study is being led by principal investigators Dr. Ohki and Dr. Michel S. Makaroun, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine.
The INCRAFT™ System is approved for investigational device use only and it not for sale anywhere in the world.
Drs. Bersin, Makaroun, Ohki, Scheinert and Teigen are compensated for their consulting services and/or as members of the company’s scientific advisory board.
About Cordis Corporation
Cordis Corporation, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of interventional vascular technology. Through the company's innovation, research and development, Cordis partners with interventional cardiologists worldwide to treat millions of patients who suffer from vascular disease. More information about Cordis Corporation can be found at
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