Endovascular vs open repair of acute abdominal aortic aneurysms--a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE To compare the results of emergency open repair of acute (ruptured or symptomatic intact) abdominal aortic aneurysms with that of endovascular repair. METHODS A systematic literature search was performed to identify series that reported comparative outcomes. PubMed, Embase, the randomized controlled trial (RCT) register, and all relevant major… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2007.11.028

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