[Comparison of perioperative outcome after endovascular repair between symptomatic and asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm].

OBJECTIVE To compare the perioperative outcome after endovascular repair (EVAR) of symptomatic abdominal aneurysms (S-AAAs) and elective non-symptomatic AAAs (E-AAAs). METHODS From January 2008 to February 2013, a total of 230 non-ruptured AAA patients treated by EVAR met the inclusion criteria. S-AAAs were present in 43 (18.7%) patients, 40 patients were… CONTINUE READING