What Is Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)? Center

Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is a procedure to repair the major blood vessel in the body called the aorta. It is a minimally invasive procedure in which a small incision is made for repairing the aorta. Complications include bleeding, endoleak (leaking of blood around the graft), displacement of the graft away from its initial placement, stent fracturing, infections, delayed rupture of the aneurysm, stroke, paralysis, and blood vessel injury. Read more: What Is Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)? Article


Heart Disease: Causes of a Heart Attack See Slideshow

Subscribe to MedicineNet's Heart Health Newsletter

By clicking "Submit," I agree to the MedicineNet Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. I also agree to receive emails from MedicineNet and I understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet subscriptions at any time.