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Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Matthew Thomas, Michael Wyatt


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© 2018 The management of abdominal aortic aneurysms has been revolutionized by the development of endovascular stent grafts. The deployment of these devices requires precise clinical and endovascular skills. This review aims to provide an overview of the essential aspects of an endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR), from initial presentation and assessment for the procedure through to follow-up and long-term outcomes. Consideration is also given to the newer devices, e.g. fenestrated and branched stent grafts, which have further expanded the numbers of patients who are suitable for treatment by EVAR. Abdominal aortic aneurysm etiology, screening and open repair is dealt with in the previous article.

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Author(s): Thomas M, Wyatt M

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Surgery

Year: 2018

Volume: 36

Issue: 6

Pages: 300-305

Print publication date: 01/06/2018

Online publication date: 26/04/2018

Acceptance date: 02/04/2018

ISSN (print): 0263-9319

ISSN (electronic): 1878-1764

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


DOI: 10.1016/j.mpsur.2018.03.014


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