Aortic Disease

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2021, N = 273

Cleveland Clinic surgeons treat a large volume of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) both below and adjacent to the renal arteries. Repair procedures include open and endovascular techniques.

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 273 AAA repairs in 2021.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2021, N = 139

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 139 open AAA repairs in 2021. The majority of these procedures were elective.

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2021

Despite the complexity of open procedures to repair AAAs, Cleveland Clinic surgeons achieve low mortality rates for both elective and emergency open AAA repairs.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

The in-hospital mortality rate was 2.7% for elective open AAA repairs and 11.5% for emergency open AAA procedures done in 2021.

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2021, N = 134

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 134 endovascular AAA repair procedures in 2021. Of these, 89% were elective procedures and 11% were emergency procedures.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2021

Cleveland Clinic surgeons perform a high volume of endovascular AAA repairs and achieve low rates of in-hospital mortality. The in-hospital mortality rate for elective endovascular AAA repairs was 0.8% in 2021. The in-hospital mortality rate for emergency endovascular AAA repairs was 20%.

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Source: Vascular Surgery data