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SVS AAA Guidelines

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

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Society for Vascular Surgery

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The SVS AAA Digital Pocket Guide is now available for free, compliments of GORE® – CLICK HERE TO ACCESS


The Digital version of the Society for Vascular Surgery Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm GUIDELINES contains all the same great information found in the Pocket Guide, and can be accessed on Mobile devices and online:

  • For a single low price: FREE
  • Includes automatic updates on drugs and indications
  • Supported platforms
    • iPhone and iPad
    • Android phones and tablets
    • Online (internet connection required)
  • Content on mobile apps accessible without internet connection
    • Including off-line access to thousands of guideline summaries and more

For mobile access, download the free app from the App Store or Google Play and use the same email address and password as the website to login.

For individual use only; contact us for group and site licenses.

The Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm GUIDELINES Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery and was developed with their collaboration. The pocketcard contains graded recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, including pre-, post-, and peri-surgical management, endoleaks, risk scoring schemas, a treatment algorithm and intra-hospital referral check lists.

  • Spiral-Bound
  • 24 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.5″ x 7.25″
  • Key Points 
  • Diagnosis 
    • Physical Examination
    • Assessment of Medical Comorbidities
    • Aneurysm Imaging 
  • Treatment 
    • Medical Management During the Period of AAA Surveillance 
    • Timing for Intervention
    • Assessment of Operative Risk and Life Expectancy
    • EVAR
    • OSR 
    • The Patient with a Ruptured Aneurysm
    • Choice Of Anesthetic Technique And Agent
    • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
    • Intraoperative Fluid Resuscitation And Blood Conservation
    • Cardiovascular Monitoring
    • Maintenance of Body Temperature
    • Role of the ICU
    • Prophylaxis For Deep Venous Thrombosis
    • Postoperative Blood Transfusion
    • Perioperative Pain Management
    • Late Outcomes
    • Recommendation For Postoperative Surveillance 
  • Tables 
    • Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation for the Patient Undergoing Aneurysm Repair
    • Functional Capacity Estimation From an Assessment of Physical Activity
    • Mortality Risk Scoring Scheme for Patients Undergoing Repair of an AAA
    • Surgical Approaches for Open Aneurysm Repair
    • Estimated Perioperative Complications After abdominal aortic aneurysm, endovascular, endoleaksElective Open Surgery for AAA 
    • Referring Hospital Checklist for the Patient With a Suspected or Confirmed Ruptured Aneurysm
    • Receiving Hospital Personnel Alert Checklist for Management of the Patient With a Suspected or Confirmed Ruptured Aneurysm 
  • Figures 
    • Suspected Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (rAAA) Algorithm
  • And More

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. SVS is the national advocate for 5,400 specialty-trained vascular surgeons and other medical professionals who are dedicated to the prevention and cure of vascular disease.

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