TITLE

Endovascular stent-grafts for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: NICE technology appraisal guidance

AUTHOR(S)
Hay, N.; McCracken, F.; Richardson, J.; George, E.; Barnett, D.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Nov2009, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the utilization of endovascular stent-grafts (EVAR) to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms. EVAR is done for patients with unruptured infra-renal abdominal aneurysm by highly trained health care professionals. Several factors are considered before doing the said procedure including the size of the aneurysm, patient's readiness for the surgery and mortality risk
ACCESSION #
47529296

 

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