Open thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair after previous abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to provide insight into the incidence of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair following previous infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery and to determine whether thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair after prior infrarenal AAA surgery is associated with higher mortality and… (More)