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Endovascular stent–grafts for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms [TA167]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.1

Endovascular stent–grafts are recommended as a treatment option for patients with unruptured infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms, for whom surgical intervention (open surgical repair or endovascular aneurysm repair) is considered appropriate.

What was measured: Proportion of people that received an endovascular stent-graft for an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Data collection end: December 2015
Area covered: UK
Source: Royal College of Surgeons. National vascular registry.

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