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Endovascular versus open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in 15-years' follow-up of the UK endovascular aneurysm repair trial 1 (EVAR trial 1): a randomised controlled trial

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Background: Short-term survival benefits of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) versus open repair of intact abdominal aortic aneurysms have been shown in randomised trials, but this early survival benefit is lost after a few years. We investigated whether EVAR had a long-term survival benefit compared with open repair. Methods: We used data from the EVAR randomised controlled trial (EVAR trial 1), which enrolled 1252 patients from 37 centres in the UK bet... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31135-7

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Health Technology Assessment programme (HTA
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
388
Issue:
10058
Pages:
2366-2374
Publication date:
2016-11-01
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0140-6736
Source identifiers:
676055
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pubs:676055
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2017-02-07

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