Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in octogenarians is associated with higher mortality compared with nonoctogenarians

Caitlin Hicks, Tammam Obeid, Isibor Arhuidese, Umair Qazi, Mahmoud B. Malas

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Abstract

Objective: Age is a well-known independent risk factor for death after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. However, there is significant debate about the utility of AAA repair in older patients. In this study, mortality outcomes after endovascular AAA repair (EVAR) and open AAA repair (OAR) in octogenarians (aged ≥80 years) were compared with younger patients (aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Dec 20 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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