Aortic Disease

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2019, N = 248

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 248 AAA repairs in 2019.

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Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2019, N = 94

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 94 open abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs in 2019. The majority of these procedures were elective.

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2019

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

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The in-hospital mortality rate for elective open AAA repairs was 1.3 % and 16.7% for emergency open AAA procedures done in 2019.

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2019, N = 154

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 154 endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair procedures in 2019. Of these, 85% were elective procedures and 15% were emergency procedures.

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Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2019

Cleveland Clinic surgeons perform a high volume of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repairs and achieve low rates of in-hospital mortality. The in-hospital mortality rate for elective endovascular AAA repairs was 0.0% in 2019. The in-hospital mortality rate for emergency endovascular AAA repairs was 4.3%

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