Endologix announces FDA approval of AFX2 Bifurcated Endograft



The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the AFX2 Bifurcated Endograft System for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), the device’s manufacturer, Endologix, announced in a statement.

Endologix also touts the AFX2 as a way to facilitate percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) by providing low-profile contralateral access through a 7F introducer. The device incorporates Endologix’s ActiveSeal technology, DuraPly expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft material, and the Vela proximal endograft.

The AFX2 is expected to hit the market in the United States in the first quarter of 2016.

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