Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: current endovascular perspectives
Nathan Orr, David Minion, Joseph L Bobadilla
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Abstract: Thoracoabdominal aneurysms account for roughly 3% of identified aneurysms annually in the United States. Advancements in endovascular techniques and devices have broadened their application to these complex surgical problems. This paper will focus on the current state of endovascular thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair, including specific considerations in patient selection, operative planning, and perioperative complications. Both total endovascular and hybrid options will be considered.
Keywords: thoracoabdominal aneurysm, thoracic aorta, TEVAR, endovascular surgery
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