Successful percutaneous access for endovascular aneurysm repair is significantly cheaper than femoral cutdown in a prospective randomized trial. J Vasc Surg 2018; 68: 384-391.
Published: 27th February 2019
Authors: Uhlmann ME, Walter C, Taher F, Plimon M, Falkensammer J, Assadian A et al.
Forty-four patients had percutaneous access though one groin, and a surgical approach to the other during EVAR. Access was quicker percutaneously (11 vs 24min, P<0.001), and the wound was less painful next day, and after five days (P<0.001). Costs were similar.Pubmed Link
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