Factors affecting long-term mortality after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

@article{Virgilio2006FactorsAL,
  title={Factors affecting long-term mortality after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.},
  author={Christian M de Virgilio and J. Hear Mass Tran and Roger Lewis and Carlos Donayre and Christine E. Dauphine and Rodney White and Hao Van Bui},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={141 9},
  pages={
          905-9; discussion 909-10
        }
}
HYPOTHESIS Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms has made considerable advancements with respect to perioperative mortality. However, fewer data are available regarding factors affecting long-term mortality, including the impact of adverse perioperative cardiac events. Perioperative clinical cardiac risk factors are significant predictors of long-term mortality. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Retrospective review of a prospective database of 468 patients who underwent endovascular… CONTINUE READING

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