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Endovascular treatment of a huge cervical carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with wallgraft prosthesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20926246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery (ICA) is a rare cause of epistaxis, which may be life-threatening if left untreated. We report the case of a massive epistaxis from left ICA pseudoaneurysm. Our patient was a 38 year-old man with the history of a severe traffic accident 13 years ago. The pseudoaneurysm was treated with the placement of a Wallgraft prosthesis inside the carotid artery. After the endovascular treatment, the left ICA remained patent and no recurrent hemorrhage was noted in the 1 year follow up after the procedure.
Authors:
Chung-Hsin Yeh; Maggie S F Lin; Mei-Cheun Chiu; Chung-Hsiung Chen; Yu-Lin Pai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Show-Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan, Republic of China; Department of Life Sciences, Institution of Doctor of Philosophy, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung City, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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