Selection, thirty day outcome and costs for short stay endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (SEVAR).

@article{AlZuhir2012SelectionTD,
  title={Selection, thirty day outcome and costs for short stay endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (SEVAR).},
  author={Naail Al-Zuhir and Joy S. Y. Wong and Isuru Nammuni and Gail Curran and Tiansi Tang and Kevin Varty},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={662-5}
}
BACKGROUND Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) offers the potential for a reduced hospital stay. The aim of this study was to identify patients suitable for short stay EVAR (SEVAR) with a single night in hospital and document their outcome. METHOD Patients for EVAR were assessed prospectively for SEVAR over a 21-month period using UK Day Surgery Guidelines. Joint anaesthetic and surgical approval were necessary for these patients to be included in this vascular pathway. Patients were… CONTINUE READING

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