Published in Hospital Business Week, December 14th, 2008
EVAR is a treatment for aortic aneurysm, a dangerous bulge or weakening in the body's main artery that can rupture with fatal consequences if left untreated. In the United States, abdominal aortic aneurysms – the most common type – are responsible for approximately 15,000 deaths annually. Worldwide, it is estimated that more than one million people are living with undiagnosed aortic aneurysms, and that 95 percent of these could be successfully treated if detected before...
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