Topic: Ruptured Aneurysms: Open and Endovascular Repair

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A special issue of Vessel Plus (Online ISSN:2574-1209).

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  • Dr. Nikolaos Patelis, MD, MSc, PhD(c)
    First Department of Surgery, Vascular Division, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Laiko General Hospital, Athens, Greece.


Special Issue Introduction:

Ruptured aneurysms of the aorta are related to high perioperative morbidity and mortality and therefore still pose a significant challenge for the modern vascular surgeon. Both open and endovascular repair are nowadays well-established methods to treat an aortic aneurysm rupture, but each of these two methods carries method-specific advantages and disadvantages. Therefore, while both methods are accepted by the vascular community, they still differ in indications-for-use, anatomic feasibility of the method, perioperative complication rates and prognosis.


Ruptured aneurysm, endovascular repair, open repair, abdominal, thoracic

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  • Ruptured isolated descending thoracic aortic aneurysm: open or endovascular repair?

    Amer Harky , Nichola Manu , Rafal Al Nasiri , Dilan Sanli , Ciaran Grafton-Clarke , Jeffrey Shi Kai Chan , Chris Ho Ming Wong
    Descending thoracic aortic aneurysm management has gained momentum and became a topic of many debates at international levels since the evolution of endovascular repair. Ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysm is a clinical emergency which is associated with high mortality and morbidity rates if not managed properly. Prior to thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), open repair (OR) was the gold standard management, however since the evolution of TEVAR, this has changed. Several centers have reported many of their experiences and published that TEVAR can provide equal or even... Read more
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Ruptured Aneurysms: Open and Endovascular Repair
    Vessel Plus 2018;2:8. | doi:10.20517/2574-1209.2018.12
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