VESTECK SAB Member Accepts International Leadership Appointment


WEST CHESTER, PA — VESTECK, Inc announced Dr. Dai Yamanouchi, aScientific Advisory Board member, has accepted the role of Professor and Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Fujita Health University, Toyoake City, Japan. Fujita Health University encompasses four hospital campuses.

Professor Yamanouchi is also currently an Associate Professor at the Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine.

Among his other notable accomplishments, Professor Yamanouchi teamed with Professor Dainis Krievins to successfully complete the first two clinical cases ever performed using the VESTECK, Inc. “SUTURE-TIGHT”™ catheter in Riga, Latvia. There are now 5 successful “SUTURE-TIGHT”™ clinical cases completed.

After his initial implants, Prof. Yamanouchi commented, “the “SUTURE-TIGHT”™ device is a game-changer in the endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms. With its ability to secure stent grafts to the aortic wall, it addresses a critical unmet clinical need.” Prof. Yamanouchi stressed, “durability is a significant global challenge for EVAR/TEVAR patients and I look forward to working with VESTECK, Inc. to bring the “SUTURE-TIGHT”™ catheter to Japan.”

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