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REVIEW  RECENT ADVANCES IN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2019 August;60(4):485-9

DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.19.10948-2

Copyright © 2019 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

The most important news in the new ESVS 2019 clinical practice guidelines on the management of abdominal aorto-iliac artery aneurysm

Anders WANHAINEN 1 , Kevin MANI 1, Gert J. de BORST 2

1 Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 2 Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands



The “new” and updated European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) 2019 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Abdominal Aorto-iliac Artery Aneurysm, published in the 2019 January issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, is an extensive document offering 125 recommendations of clinical importance on the management of AAA, accompanied by a comprehensive supporting text that summarizes the literature and motivates the positions made. Several new topics, not addressed in the previous guidelines, are included. Here we summarize the most important news in the new ESVS 2019 clinical practice guidelines on the management of abdominal aorto-iliac artery aneurysm.


KEY WORDS: Aortic aneurysm, abdominal; Disease management; Guidelines as topic

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