Published in Lab Business Week, September 7th, 2008
Aortic Aneurysms are segmental dilatations of the aortic wall that cause the vessel's diameter to become enlarged. These diseased vessels often continue to thin and expand, increasing the risk of a spontaneous rupture, resulting in massive blood loss and often death.
Endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) was introduced in the mid 1990's as a minimally invasive alternative to open surgical repair and was...
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