Relay® Proximal Scallop custom designs have been used to preserve flow in the innominate, left common carotid, left subclavian or vertebral artery.
Delivery system pre-curved inner catheter
Provides auto alignment to place the scallop on the upper curve of the arch.3,4
Tip capture mechanism
Enables proximal adjustment for precise placement of proximal scallop.5
A structured hydrophilic outer sheath
To navigate iliacs and a flexible inner sheath to track through the thoracic aorta.5
100% target vessel patency at implant
100% proximal sealing achieved at implant
96% freedom from stroke within 30 days.6
Ben Abdallah, I. et al. (2019). Study of 25 patients treated with the custom Relay Proximal Scallop
Fernández-Alonso, L. et al. (2020). Fenestrated and Scalloped Endovascular Grafts in Zone 0 and Zone 1 for Aortic Arch Disease. Annals of Vascular Surgery. p. 6.
Vascular Disease Management. (2020). Scallops May Offer a Simple Alternative to Branched Devices in the Arch. Accessed Dec 2020, https://www.vasculardiseasemanagement.com/content/scallops-may-offer-simple-alternative-branched-devices-arch
Szeberin, Z. et al. (2016). Proximal scalloped custom-made Relay® stent graft in chronic type B dissection: endovascular repair in a drug abuser patient. Interventional Medicine & Applied Science. 8(1), pp. 37–40.
Ben Abdallah, I. et al. (2016). Proximal Scallop in Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair to Overcome Neck Issues in the Arch. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: The Official Journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery. 51(3), pp. 343–349.
Alsafi, A. et al. (2014). Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms with a short proximal landing zone using scalloped endografts. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 60(6), pp. 1499–1506. (Clarification to publication: The Relay Proximal Scallop devices are custom-made and are not CE-marked)
Ben Abdallah, I. et al. (2019). Thoracic Stent-Grafts with Proximal Scallop in Aortic Arch Repair. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Book of Abstracts – The European Society for Vascular Surgery 31st Annual Meeting 2017). 58(6, Supplement 1), pp. e178–e179.
Custom made devices are specifically made in accordance with a written prescription of any person authorised by national law by virtue of that person’s professional qualifications; which gives (1) specific design characteristics provided under that person’s responsibility and (2) is intended for the sole use of a particular patient exclusively to meet their individual conditions and needs.
Custom made devices are not available in the US and availability is subject to local regulatory approval.
The Relay Proximal Scallop devices are custom-made and are not CE-marked.
As with any endovascular repair involving the aortic arch, implanting this type of device may lead to a neurological event and the associated risks should be thoroughly considered.
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