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THE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR PAPERS
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2000 December;41(6):869-70
Newer developments in endovascular graft treatment for aortic and aortoiliac aneurysms. A seven-year experience
Veith F. J., Ohki T.
From the Division of Vascular Surgery Department of Surgery Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Background. This article described a 7-year experience with endovascular graft for the tratment of aortoiliac aneurysms and other arterial lesions.
Methods. Four hundred and seventy-two grafts of various types have been placed in 283 patients.
Results. Short and mid-term results in these patients suggest that endovascular grafts may provide better treatment for central artery injuries and some iliac and aortoiliac aneurysms, particularly in high-risk patients and those with previous aortoiliac surgery.
Conclusions. In other circumstance, long-term evaluation will be required to determine the effectiveness and limitations of these endovascular grafts.