3 Further information

3.1 The Institute has issued guidance on stent-graft placement in abdominal aortic aneurysm and endovascular stent-graft placement in thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
August 2007

Information for patients

NICE has produced information describing its guidance on this procedure for patients and their carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the decision made, and has been written with patient consent in mind.

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of laparoscopic repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm', January 2007.