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Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients physically ineligible for open repair: Very long-term follow-up in the EVAR-2 randomized controlled trial

Abstract:

Objective: The aim of the study was to compare long-term total and aneurysm-related mortality in physically frail patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) randomized to either early endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) or no-intervention.

Summary Background Data: EVAR-2 remains the sole randomized trial to identify whether EVAR reduces mortality in patients physically ineligible for open repair.

Methods: Between September...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Sweeting, MJ More by this author
Powell, JT More by this author
Greenhalgh, RM More by this author
for the EVAR Trial Investigators More by this author

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Contributor
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Grant:
Health Technology Assessment program
Camelia Botnar Arterial Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Surgery Journal website
Volume:
266
Issue:
5
Pages:
713-719
Publication date:
2017-11-01
DOI:
ISSN:
0003-4932
Pubs id:
pubs:822401
URN:
uri:e2d16784-f837-451e-9c02-05da70d74900
UUID:
uuid:e2d16784-f837-451e-9c02-05da70d74900
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pubs:822401

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