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What are the complications during and after endovascular surgery?

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  • What are the complications during and after endovascular surgery?
    A common complication after a endovascular repair is an endoleak. An endoleak is a leakage of blood around the graft such that the aneurysm is not completely treated. Learn more from Johns Hopkins Medicine about endovascular surgery.
     
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    What Are the Complications During and After Endovascular Surgery?
    Eddy Luh, MD, FACS from Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center, discusses potential complications that can occur during and after an endovascular surgery in this video. 
  • The main complications after endovascular surgery are clotting and bleeding of the vessel worked on. Plus, infection is always possible following surgery of any kind.
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