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Traumatic aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery in an elderly patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9457724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An elderly patient suffering from the posttraumatic development of a superficial temporal artery (STA) aneurysm is described. Because the patient had renal dysfunction, angiography was performed through a direct puncture of the anterior branch of the STA in order to reduce the required dosage of contrast medium. With the patient under local anesthesia, the STA was ligated proximal and distal to the aneurysm, and thereafter removed. The diagnosis and treatment of traumatic STA aneurysms in the elderly are discussed.
T Morioka; H Takeshita; S Nishio; Y Kimura; M Fukui
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical review     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0344-5607     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Rev     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-03     Completed Date:  1998-04-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908181     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Rev     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Brain Injuries / complications*
Cerebral Angiography
Intracranial Aneurysm / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Temporal Arteries / pathology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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