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Endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Background Few data are available on the long-term outcome of endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm as compared with open repair. Methods From 1999 through 2004 at 37 hospitals in the United Kingdom, we randomly assigned 1252 patients with large abdominal aortic aneurysms (≥5.5 cm in diameter) to undergo either endovascular or open repair; 626 patients were assigned to each group. Patients were followed for rates of death, graft-related complications, reinterventions, and resource ...

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10.1056/NEJMoa0909305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Author
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
362
Issue:
20
Pages:
1863-1871
Publication date:
2010-04-11
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
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625233
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uuid:1341f8f2-ad57-4a8f-82b0-baa20f2f7f8a
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pubs:625233
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2016-06-03

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