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Table 2 Main study entry criteria

From: Fast-track endovascular aneurysm repair: rationale and design of the multicenter Least Invasive Fast-Track EVAR (LIFE) registry

Main inclusion criteria
 − Age ≥ 18 years
 − Male or non-pregnant female
 − Candidate for elective open surgical AAA repair
 − AAA >5.0 cm diameter, increased ≥ 0.5 cm diameter in last 6 months, or maximum diameter > 1.5x adjacent non-aneurysmal aorta
 − Suitable anatomy for endovascular repair with the Ovation Prime Stent Graft
 − Suitable anatomy to allow Perclose ProGlide Suture-Mediated Closure System via the pre-close technique
Main exclusion criteria
 − Dissecting or acutely ruptured AAA
 − Acute vascular injury
 − Prior AAA or iliac artery repair
 − Mycotic AAA or active systemic infection
 − Unstable angina
 − Unstable peripheral artery disease with critical limb ischemia
 − Congestive heart failure
 − Myocardial infarction or stroke within the past 3 months
 − Need for renal artery coverage (e.g. Chimney graft)
 − Planned adjunctive devices (e.g. renal stent)
 − Major surgery or interventional procedure within the past 30 days
 − Connective tissue disease (e.g. Marfan’s or Ehler’s–Danlos syndrome)
 − History of bleeding disorder or refuses blood transfusions
 − Dialysis-dependent renal failure or serum creatinine >2.0 mg/dl
 − Morbid obesity (BMI ≥40 kg/m2)
 − Home oxygen use
 − Patient admitted from skilled nursing facility
 − Life expectancy < 1 year
 − Anticipated inability to discharge patient within 1 day
 − Participation in investigational device or drug clinical trial
 − Intolerance/hypersensitivity to anticoagulation, contrast media, or stent graft components