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Percutaneous access for EVAR in ruptured AAA safe, increasing in use

November 8, 2017

Totally percutaneous access for endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is growing in use and confers similar outcomes to endovascular aneurysm repair with femoral cutdown access, researchers reported.

Samuel L. Chen, MD, from the division of vascular and endovascular surgery, department of surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and colleagues analyzed 502 patients from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program targeted vascular database who underwent EVAR for a ruptured aneurysm between 2011 and 2014.

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Percutaneous access for EVAR in ruptured AAA safe, increasing in use

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Totally percutaneous access for endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is growing in use and…
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