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Endovascular Treatment of the Extracranial Carotid Pseudoaneurysms Resulting From Stab Penetrating Injury Using Overlapping Bare Stents.
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PMID:  24476789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Injury pertaining to the common carotid artery may result in complete or partial arterial transection, pseudoaneurysms, or arteriovenous connections. Endovascular treatment option of the pseudoaneurysm has already been established with favorable success rate and minimal morbidity. Our purpose is to report one 18-year-old male patient having 2 traumatic pseudoaneurysms as a result of penetrating stab injury in the extracranial common carotid. The patient was successfully treated using 2 overlapping bare-metal stents. The 2 common carotid pseudoaneurysms had different degree inflow angles defined as the space between the lines indicating the direction of blood flow from the parent artery and through the aneurysmal neck to the dome. Computed tomography angiography was utilized to follow the evolution of the pseudoaneurysms until total occlusion was demonstrated. The treatment modality used in this report represents an alternative approach of the endovascular treatment for the extracranial carotid pseudoaneurysm.
Yao-Hua Pan; Yong Lin; Sheng-Hao Ding; Lei Chen; Yu-Ming Liang; Yu-Hua Yin; Ying-Hui Bao; Guo-Yi Gao; Yong-Ming Qiu; Ji-Yao Jiang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-1-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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