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Endovascular therapy for aortic disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15744694     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Minimally invasive repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) is rapidly becoming a vital tool in the arsenal of the vascular specialist. Historically, surgical replacement of the aorta has been the "gold standard" for treatment of aortic aneurysms. However, transfemoral placement of an endovascular stent graft, first described by Dr. Parodi and colleagues in 1991, marked the beginning of a new era in treatment of aortic aneurysms. This approach has evolved, allowing success with significantly less morbidity. Over time, if the long-term results continue to prove favorable, endovascular stent graft repair of aortic aneurysms may become the most effective means to treat this life-threatening disease.
Authors:
Michael D Addis; Donald T Baril; Sharif H Ellozy; Tikva Jakobs; Alfio Carroccio; Victoria Teodorescu; Michael L Marin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical technology international     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1090-3941     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Technol Int     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-03     Completed Date:  2005-07-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9604509     Medline TA:  Surg Technol Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / mortality,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / mortality,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Diseases / radiography,  surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects,  methods*
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Postoperative Complications
Preoperative Care
Risk Assessment
Stents*
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / adverse effects,  methods
Survival Rate
Treatment Outcome

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