Endovascular aneurysm repair versus open repair for patients with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: a systematic review and meta-analysis of short-term survival. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2014; 47: 593-602.

Published: 18th December 2014

Authors: Van Beek SC, Conijn AP, Koelemay MJ, Balm R


This study looked at RCTs, registries and observational studies. Pooled odds ratios for death after endovascular repair versus open repair were 0.44 in observational studies, 0.54 in registries and 0.90 (95 per cent confidence interval 0.65 to 1.24) in the three RCTs.

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