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Understanding endovascular aneurysm repair

Buckley, Barbra A. RN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000423995.64253.38
Department: Topics in Progressive Care

Abdominal aortic aneurysm can be life-threatening, but endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) offers a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open surgery. Find out how EVAR helps and what you can do to ensure a successful outcome.

Barbra A. Buckley is an OR nurse at the VA Medical Center in West Haven, Conn.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

Adapted and updated from Buckley BA. Understanding endovascular aneurysm repair. Nursing.2012;42(9):35–38.

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