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Successful exclusion of a high internal carotid pseudoaneurysm using the Wallgraft endoprosthesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11907778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 43-year-old woman presented with a several-month history of transient ischemic attacks 7 years following surgery for a malignant carotid body tumor. Angiography revealed a pseudoaneurysm at the distal vein graft anastomosis and a stenosis related to the proximal anastomosis. Due to the extensive previous surgery an endovascular approach was advocated and the pseudoaneurysm was successfully excluded using a covered stent (Wallgraft). This is, to our knowledge, the first time such an approach has been used following carotid body tumor excision.
Authors:
Peter K Ellis; Peter T Kennedy; Aires A B Barros D'Sa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2001-11-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2002 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-21     Completed Date:  2002-04-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, N. Ireland. PKEllis@doctors.org.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula / therapy*
Female
Humans
Stents*

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