Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

  • Frank J. VeithEmail author
  • Mario Lachat
  • Dieter Mayer
  • Zoran Rancic
  • Todd L. Berland
  • Neal S. Cayne


Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (RAAAs) are being treated by endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and other endovascular techniques with increasing frequency. The endovascular procedures offer many potential advantages over open repair (OR). They are less invasive, eliminate damage to periaortic and abdominal structures, decrease bleeding from surgical dissection, minimize hypothermia, and lessen the requirement for deep anesthesia.


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Open Repair Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Circulatory Collapse Endovascular Aneurysm Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank J. Veith
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Mario Lachat
    • 4
  • Dieter Mayer
    • 5
  • Zoran Rancic
    • 6
    • 7
  • Todd L. Berland
    • 8
  • Neal S. Cayne
    • 8
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular SurgeryNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular SurgeryThe Cleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinic for Cardiovascular SurgeryUniversity Hospital ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity Hospital ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  5. 5.Departments for Vascular Surgery and Wound CareUniversity Hospital ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  6. 6.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryUniversity Hospital of ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  7. 7.Department of SurgeryUniversity of NišNišSerbia
  8. 8.Department of SurgeryNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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