To the Editor: Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has emerged as a popular alternative to open surgical repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs), with a major increase in the number of procedures performed in the United States.1 A lower operative mortality and morbidity from this less invasive procedure when compared with open surgical repair partly fueled the enthusiasm surrounding its use.2,3
Kapoor JR, Kapoor R. Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. JAMA. 2010;303(11):1035–1036. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.154
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