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Minimally Invasive Surgery Works Well for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Mayo Finds

Minimally Invasive Surgery Works Well for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Mayo Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 4, 2012.  A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients such as those with kidney, heart or lung problems, a Mayo Clinic study shows. Researchers found that even when aneurysms ruptured, [...]

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Safer Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

A minimally invasive procedure known as endovascular repair used for abdominal aortic aneurysms has a low rate of complications, even in high-risk patients with kidney, heart or lung problems. Mayo Clinic researchers found that even when aneurysms ruptured, endovascular repair had lower mortality rates than open-abdominal surgery. An abdominal aorotic anuerysm [...]

Created by Dana Sparks