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The ETTAA study protocol: A UK-wide observational study of 'Effective treatments for thoracic aortic aneurysm' (2015)
Journal Article
Sastry, P., Hughes, V., Hayes, P., Vallabhaneni, S., Sharples, L., Thompson, M., …Large, S. R. (2015). The ETTAA study protocol: A UK-wide observational study of 'Effective treatments for thoracic aortic aneurysm'. BMJ open, 5(6), e008147-e008147. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008147

© 2015 BMJ Open. Introduction: Chronic thoracic aortic aneurysm (CTAA) affecting the arch or descending aorta is an indolent but life-threatening condition with a rising prevalence as the UK population ages. Treatment may be in the form of open surgi... Read More

The effect of aortic morphology on peri-operative mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (2015)
Journal Article
Baker, S., Brown, J., Chetter, I., Gordon, A., Hatfield, J., Hughes, C., …Zheng, T. (2015). The effect of aortic morphology on peri-operative mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. European Heart Journal, 36(21), 1328-1334. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehu521

Aims To investigate whether aneurysm shape and extent, which indicate whether a patient with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) is eligible for endovascular repair (EVAR), influence the outcome of both EVAR and open surgical repair. Methods an... Read More