What are the potential complications of endovascular grafting?

Deborah Davis
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Your doctor will discuss the results of the procedure with you.  Endovascular grafting produces very good outcomes.  Patients will require follow-up for the stent-graft, but can be expected in most circumstances to live a normal life after this.  Patients with aneurysms in general should adopt a healthy lifestyle, such as watching their diet an maintaining a routine exercise regimen.  These individuals have an increased risk of heart disease and atherosclerosis, and a full evaluation of their risk profile for these diseases should be carried out in conjunction with the aneurysm repair.

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