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Operative balloon angioplasty in the treatment of internal carotid artery fibromuscular dysplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2959797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seven patients with symptomatic fibromuscular dysplasia have had eight internal carotid arteries treated by operative balloon dilatation. This technique is described in detail and provides three distinct advantages over conventional graduated intraluminal dilatation--atraumatic passage of the catheter through the affected vessel with fluoroscopic guidance; precise dilatation of the involved segment of the internal carotid artery; and the application of a radial force against the arterial wall rather than a longitudinal shear force, thereby making intimal damage less likely. There were no treatment complications in this group of patients. This technique of balloon angioplasty is compared with the results of treatment in eight patients with fibromuscular dysplasia of the internal carotid artery, who had percutaneous transfemoral angioplasty. Long-term follow-up revealed the resolution of symptoms in all patients.
Authors:
L L Smith; D C Smith; J D Killeen; A N Hasso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1987 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-12-10     Completed Date:  1987-12-10     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  482-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA 92354.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / therapy*
Carotid Artery Diseases / radiography,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Female
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / radiography,  therapy*
Humans
Middle Aged

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