Comparison of anesthesia technique on outcomes of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a five-year review of monitored anesthesia care with local anesthesia vs. general or regional anesthesia.

@article{Franz2011ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of anesthesia technique on outcomes of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a five-year review of monitored anesthesia care with local anesthesia vs. general or regional anesthesia.},
  author={Randall W Franz and Jenny Hartman and Michelle Wright},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={567-77}
}
AIM This retrospective study compares outcomes according to anesthesia technique of a consecutive series of 48 endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) performed by one vascular surgeon at a single institution over a five-year period. METHODS Demographic, pre-procedure, procedure-related, recovery room, surgical unit, and hospital outcome variables were extracted and compared between patients receiving general or regional anesthesia and those receiving… CONTINUE READING

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