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Endovascular strategy or open repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: one-year outcomes from the IMPROVE randomized trial

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Aims To report the longer term outcomes following either a strategy of endovascular repair first or open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm, which are necessary for both patient and clinical decision-making. Methods and results This pragmatic multicentre (29 UK and 1 Canada) trial randomized 613 patients with a clinical diagnosis of ruptured aneurysm; 316 to an endovascular first strategy (if aortic morphology is suitable, open repair if not) and 297 to open repair. The principal 1-...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/eurheartj/ehv125

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
European Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
31
Pages:
2061-2069
Publication date:
2015-04-08
Acceptance date:
2015-03-26
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
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uuid:6f2ca61d-cd72-41e5-938c-4a5539a6b8bb
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542896
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pubs:542896
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