RP Open Approach: When I Do It, and Tips for Success
This activity is recommended by the Community Practice Committee.
This activity was presented at VAM2019 as part of the P4: Endovascular and Open Options for AAAs: The Right Repair for the Right Patient session.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the various anatomical challenges faced in planning abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repairs, both open and endovascular.
- Describe the patient-specific factors - including age and frailty - which mitigate the approach to caring for patients with AAA.
- Identify technical challenges in accomplishing both endovascular and open repair of AAA
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