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Stent-graft placement in abdominal aortic aneurysm [IPG163]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.1

Current evidence on the efficacy and short-term safety of stent–graft placement in abdominal aortic aneurysm appears adequate to support the use of this procedure provided that the normal arrangements are in place for consent, audit and clinical governance.

What was measured: Patients having EVAR (as a proportion of total infra-renal AAA repair)
Data collection end: December 2010
62.12%
Number that met the criteria: 2734 / 4401
Data collection end: December 2011
65.91%
Number that met the criteria: 2976 / 4515
Data collection end: December 2012
66.76%
Number that met the criteria: 3002 / 4497
Area covered: National
Source: Outcomes after elective repair of infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms



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