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How long is the recovery for a AAA repair?
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Recovery
Endovascular repairs allow people to go home the day after with some soreness in the groins which will take a week or so to go away.
The open surgical repairs leave patients in the hospital 6-8 days, on average, and count on a full month to feel back to full speed.

In brief: Recovery
Endovascular repairs allow people to go home the day after with some soreness in the groins which will take a week or so to go away.
The open surgical repairs leave patients in the hospital 6-8 days, on average, and count on a full month to feel back to full speed.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Aaas can be fixed using either an open or endovascular technique.
The open approach will take weeks to recover from while the endovascular approach may only take days to a week. The complexity of the repair and length of hospital stay will influence the recovery as well.

In brief: Depends
Aaas can be fixed using either an open or endovascular technique.
The open approach will take weeks to recover from while the endovascular approach may only take days to a week. The complexity of the repair and length of hospital stay will influence the recovery as well.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Few days
If you have an endograft recovery very fast.
I'm an interventional radiologist who places endografts for AAA with a cardiovascular surgeon as a team. Our patients go home in one or two days.

In brief: Few days
If you have an endograft recovery very fast.
I'm an interventional radiologist who places endografts for AAA with a cardiovascular surgeon as a team. Our patients go home in one or two days.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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