Innovations In Cardiovascular NursingEndovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair: An Alternative ApproachSchouchoff, Barbara RN, BSPA, MHSA, CNAAuthor Information Operating Room Manager, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Schouchoff) The author acknowledges Dr Dean Healy for his assistance and support in providing references for this article. Thanks are also extended to Guidant Corporation for release of an illustration for this article. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly: May 2000 - Volume 23 - Issue 1 - p 35-41 Buy Abstract Endovascular aneurysm repair is evolving technology that has presented the patient and physician with an alternative surgical approach. Preoperative planning, graft selection, and comprehensive imaging are critical factors required for successful endovascular abdominal aortic repair. This article will address preoperative planning, endovascular techniques, complications, postoperative management, and benefits from the procedure. Copyright © 2000 by Aspen Publishers, Inc.