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Endovascular treatment of traumatic carotid pseudoaneurysm with stenting and coil embolization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18620113     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Posttraumatic internal carotid pseudoaneurysm is an infrequent but potentially life-threatening condition that complicates approximately one-third of blunt carotid injuries. Other types of injuries include dissection, thrombosis, and complete disruption. Historically, carotid pseudoaneurysms have been managed operatively with repair, ligation, and anticoagulation, with percutaneous angioplasty and stenting emerging over the past decade. We present the case of a 19-year-old patient with a posttraumatic internal carotid pseudoaneurysm that increased in size with conservative management and was treated with coil embolization and stenting.
Authors:
Rabih A Chaer; Brian Derubertis; K Craig Kent; James F McKinsey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:    2008 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-14     Completed Date:  2008-09-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  564-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, Weill Medical School and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carotid Artery Injuries / radiography,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal* / radiography
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Female
Humans
Stents*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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