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Meta analysis on mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Authors
  • Hoornweg, L L
  • Storm-Versloot, M N
  • Ubbink, D T
  • Koelemay, M J W
  • Legemate, D A
  • Balm, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 2008
Volume
35
Issue
5
Pages
558–570
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2007.11.019
PMID: 18226567
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This meta-analysis suggests that mortality of patients with RAAA treated by open surgery has not changed over the past 15 years. This could be explained by increased age of patients undergoing RAAA repair.

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