Clinical Outcomes of Patients Treated With Open Surgical Repair for Complex Aortic Aneurysms


About this study

This is a prospective, non-randomized, single center, data collection study of patients treated with open surgical repair (OR) for complex aortic aneurysms (CAAs).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients undergoing elective, emergent or urgent OR for CAAs, including:

  • Patients 18 years or older.
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) not eligible for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), including 1) Infrarenal AAA with complex aneurysm morphology 2) Short neck infrarenal AAA 3) Juxtarenal AAA 4) Suprarenal AAA;
  • Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) (Type I - IV);
  • Chronic aortic dissections.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who refuse to participate the study.
  • Patients age < 18 years.
  • Pregnant / breastfeeding patients.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bernardo Mendes, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Jean Wigham R.N.

(507) 293-3496

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