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An old problem, a new solution.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19726066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 75-year-old woman with painful visual loss was diagnosed with ocular ischemic syndrome secondary to restenosis of the carotid artery following endarterectomy. She underwent carotid artery stenting, which has become an alternative to carotid endarectomy for primary carotid stenosis but is now also becoming more popular for recurrent carotid artery stenosis.
Robert E Fintelmann; Robert H Rosenwasser; Pascal Jabbour; Emmanuel Chang; Rod Foroozan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Survey of ophthalmology     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1879-3304     ISO Abbreviation:  Surv Ophthalmol     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-17     Completed Date:  2010-01-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404551     Medline TA:  Surv Ophthalmol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Wills Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Dilatation
Blindness / etiology
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Carotid Stenosis / diagnosis*,  radiography,  surgery
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Eye / blood supply*
Ischemia / diagnosis*,  etiology
Pain / etiology
Visual Acuity

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