Failure to rescue and mortality after reoperation for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.

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OBJECTIVES Complications after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair resulting in reintervention increase mortality risk, but have not been well studied. Mortality after reintervention is termed failure to rescue and may reflect differences related to quality management of the complication. This study describes the relationship between reoperation and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.01.030

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