10 years of emergency endovascular aneurysm repair for ruptured abdominal aortoiliac aneurysms: lessons learned.

@article{Mayer200910YO,
  title={10 years of emergency endovascular aneurysm repair for ruptured abdominal aortoiliac aneurysms: lessons learned.},
  author={Dieter O Mayer and Thomas Pfammatter and Zoran S Ranci{\'c} and Lukas Hechelhammer and Markus J. Wilhelm and Frank Junior Veith and Mario Louis Lachat},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={249 3},
  pages={510-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a single center's 10-year experience with emergency endovascular aneurysm repair (eEVAR) in 102 patients with ruptured abdominal aortoiliac aneurysms (RAAA). METHODS Data from 102 patients (mean age, 73 +/- 9 years) with RAAA treated by eEVAR from January 1998 to April 2008 were retrospectively reviewed. From January 2000, all patients were treated according to an intention-to-treat protocol. The only exclusion criterion was unsuitable anatomy. 31/102 patients had… CONTINUE READING