EVAR (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair)
Dressings in both groins are waterproof, so showering is ok. Please notify me if you notice worsening swelling, bleeding, redness or discharge from the groin wounds. A low-grade temperature is normal after this procedure, and patients may feel they have a mild ‘flu’ for several days.
Walking is recommended from the first day after the operation. Avoid strenuous activity, heavy lifting for two weeks after the operation. Do not drive a car for one week after the operation.
You will be given an appointment for an ultrasound scan which should be performed about 4-6 weeks after the procedure. The results will be reviewed at your follow-up visits at 6 weeks.