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Management of extracranial carotid stenosis and intracranial aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  448425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twenty patients with extracranial carotid stenosis and intracranial aneurysms are reviewed. Fifteen of these patients had transient ischemic attacks (TIA's) and incidental aneurysms. The other five presented with symptoms referrable to an aneurysm, and angiography revealed significant carotid stenosis. None of the patients who presented with TIA's and underwent endarterectomy suffered subarachnoid hemorrhage. However, those patients who presented with symptoms referrable to an aneurysm and underwent endarterectomy seem to be at greater risk for subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Authors:
J Stern; M Whelan; R Brisman; J W Correll
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-01     Completed Date:  1979-09-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-50     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications,  surgery*
Carotid Artery, Internal / surgery
Constriction, Pathologic / surgery
Endarterectomy
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  surgery*
Ischemic Attack, Transient / complications
Middle Aged
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications

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