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Contemporary Treatment of Popliteal Artery Aneurysms in 14 Countries: A Vascunet Report

Olivia Grip, Kevin Mani, Martin Altreuther, Frederico Bastos Goncalves, Barry Beiles, Kevin Cassar, Lazar Davidovic, Nikolaj Eldrup, Thomas Lattmann, Elin Laxdal, Gabor Menyhei, Carlo Setacci, Nicla Settembre, Ian Thomson, Maarit Venermo, Martin Bjorck

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) is the second most common arterial aneurysm. Vascunet is an international collaboration of vascular registries. The aim was to study treatment and outcomes. METHODS: This was a retrospective analysis of prospectively registered population based data. Fourteen countries contributed data (Australia, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Sweden, and Switzerland). RESULTS: During 2012-2018, data from 10 764 PAA repairs were included. Mean values with between countries ranges in parenthesis are given. The incidence was 10.4 cases/million inhabitants/year (2.4-19.3). The mean age was 71.3 years (6..

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