Aortic Disease

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2020, N = 249

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 249 AAA repairs in 2020.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2020, N = 115

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 115 open AAA repairs in 2020. The majority of these procedures were elective.

Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2020

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 2.5% for elective open AAA repairs and 16.2% for emergency open AAA procedures done in 2020.

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: Volume and Type

2020, N = 134

Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 134 endovascular AAA repair procedures in 2020. Of these, 86% were elective procedures and 14% were emergency procedures.

Source: Vascular Surgery data

Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: In-Hospital Mortality

2020

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 2020. The in-hospital mortality rate for emergency endovascular AAA repairs was 10.5%.

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Source: Vascular Surgery data