Chapter 21. Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology4,5,6,7,8,9,10,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director11,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect12,13,14,15,16,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs5,17 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network18
  1. David Jayakar MD1,
  2. Damras Tresukosol MD Director2,
  3. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and
  4. Ramon Llobet MD3

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch21

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Jayakar, D., Tresukosol, D., Nguyen, T. N. and Llobet, R. (2007) Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 5

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 6

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 7

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 8

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 9

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 10

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 11

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 12

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 13

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 14

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 15

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 16

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 17

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 18

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiovascular Surgery, Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  2. 2

    Catheterization Laboratories, Her Majesty's Cardiac Center, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  3. 3

    The Cardiology Department, Community Healthcare System, St Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, IN, USA

  4. 4

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  5. 5

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  6. 6

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  7. 7

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  8. 8

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  9. 9

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  10. 10

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm;
  • abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA);
  • LaPlace's Law;
  • Dacron graft prosthesis;
  • ilio-femoral arteries;
  • heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) syndrome;
  • contra-lateral limb;
  • aorto-iliac bifurcation;
  • endoleak

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Anesthesia Preparations

  • Operative Procedure

  • Equipment

  • Results

  • Endograft of Different Designs

  • Complications

  • Emergency EVAR for Ruptured AAA

  • Follow-up

  • Investigational Management of Endoleak

  • References