1997 | Anderson
Drs. John Anderson, Tom Browne and Lawrence-Brown, along with Hartley, work with Cook Australia’s research team to develop the first fenestrated endovascular graft.
1997 | Hartley
Hartley and Lawrence-Brown design the first delivery system to use trigger wires for controlled deployment, the basic design which is still used in the Zenith introduction system.
1998 | Stelter
Prof. Wolf Stelter successfully implants the first fenestrated device in Europe. A few months prior, Dr. Anderson performs the first successful fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair with a Cook device in Adelaide, Australia.
Early 2000s | Greenberg
Drs. Roy Greenberg and Chuter spearhead the development of branched grafts to treat more extensive aortic disease, including thoracoabdominal and aortic arch aneurysms.