Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Before the Procedure

  • Your surgeon will explain how the procedure will take place and you may ask any questions that you have about the procedure. You will need to sign a consent form that gives permission to do the procedure. Carefully read the form and ask questions if anything is unclear.
  • Your doctor will take a complete medical history and perform a physical exam to make sure you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure. You may additionally undergo blood tests and other diagnostic tests.
  • You will be instructed to fast for 8 hours before the procedure, usually after midnight.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medications. Inform your doctor of every medication and herbal or dietary supplement that you are taking.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of bleeding disorders.
  • Stop smoking now. Nicotine and other substances found in smoke interferes with healing.