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Technical tips for EVAR for ruptured AAA.
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PMID:  19765529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms is associated with decreased morbidity and mortality when compared to the open surgical approach, yet, there are several fundamental obstacles to our ability to offer these endovascular techniques to many patients with ruptured aneurysms. This article will focus on the technical aspects of endovascular aneurysm repair for rupture aneurysms, with particular attention on developing a standardized multidisciplinary approach that will address some practical issues, such as the need for preoperative computed tomography, choice of anesthesia, percutaneous access versus surgical exposure of the femoral arteries, use of aortic occlusion balloons, bifurcated versus aorto-uniiliac stent grafts, adjunctive procedures, diagnosis and treatment of abdominal compartment syndrome, and conversion to open surgical repair.
Manish Mehta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in vascular surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1558-4518     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-21     Completed Date:  2009-12-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809602     Medline TA:  Semin Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  181-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Albany Medical College, The Institute for Vascular Health and Disease, Albany, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Rupture / radiography,  surgery*
Aortography / methods
Balloon Occlusion
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects,  instrumentation,  methods*
Prosthesis Design
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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