A multicenter, randomized controlled trial of totally percutaneous access versus open femoral exposure for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (the PEVAR trial). J Vasc Surg 2014; 59: 1181-1193.

Published: 23rd July 2014

Authors: Nelson PR, Kracjer Z, Kansal N, Rao V, Bianchi C, Hashemi H et al. et al.


Percutaneous access with two different closure devices was compared with a standard open approach in 151 patients. Technical success rates were similar, and procedural times were shorter, with favourable trends in blood loss, postoperative pain and quality of life.

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