Aortic Disease

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2022, N = 229

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 229 AAA repairs in 2022.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2022, N = 136

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 136 open AAA repairs in 2022. The majority of these procedures were elective.

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2022

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 0% for elective open AAA repairs and 12.5% for emergency open AAA procedures done in 2022.

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2022, N = 93

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 93 endovascular AAA repair procedures in 2022. Of these, 85% were elective procedures and 15% were emergency procedures.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2022

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% in 2022. The in-hospital mortality rate for emergency endovascular AAA repairs was 7%.

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Source: Vascular Surgery data