Outcomes of endovascular and contemporary open surgical repairs of popliteal artery aneurysm.

@article{Huang2014OutcomesOE,
  title={Outcomes of endovascular and contemporary open surgical repairs of popliteal artery aneurysm.},
  author={Ying Huang and P{\'e}ter Gloviczki and Gustavo S. Oderich and Audra A. Duncan and Manju Kalra and Mark D Fleming and William Scott Harmsen and Thomas C. Bower},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={631-8.e2}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes after endovascular repair (ER) and contemporary open repair (OR) of popliteal artery aneurysms (PAAs). METHODS Clinical data of PAA patients treated between 2005 and 2012 were reviewed. Primary end points were major adverse events (MAEs) including mortality, major amputation, patency, complications, and reinterventions. RESULTS A total of 149 PAAs were treated in 120 patients (mean age, 74 ± 10 years). ER was performed in 42 limbs… CONTINUE READING