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Combined endovascular and vascular surgical therapy of a blister-like distal internal carotid aneurysm in a patient with a right-sided aortic arch.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20979925     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blood blister-like aneurysms (BBAs) are rare but challenging to treat owing to their fragile, thin walls and poorly defined necks. A right-sided aortic arch is an uncommon congenital cardiac anomaly with an estimated incidence of only 0.1% and presents a challenge to intubation at vessels above the aortic arch. This represents an extremely rare case of a BBA at the left internal carotid artery with a right-sided aortic arch treated with combined endovascular and vascular surgical therapy. We report the case and provide a short review of the relevant literature.
Yue-Qi Zhu; Ming-Hua Li; Chun Fang; Wu Wang; Hua-Qiao Tan; Ying-Sheng Cheng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  Vascular     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-28     Completed Date:  2010-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*,  radiography
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications,  radiography,  surgery,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography,  surgery*
Cerebral Angiography
Combined Modality Therapy
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Endovascular Procedures*
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  radiography,  surgery,  therapy*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology,  therapy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures*

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