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Treatment of a recurrent internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with the wallgraft endoprosthesis.
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PMID:  20569570     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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The use of covered stents to treat traumatic carotid artery pseudoaneurysms is increasingly being documented. Adjunctive antiplatelet therapy is mandatory. We present a case of bilateral traumatic carotid artery pseudoaneuryms in which antiplatelet therapy was contraindicated at presentation, thereby dictating alternative treatment with coil embolization alone. Subsequent aneurysmal recurrence was successfully treated with the Wallgraft prosthesis. The literature on the use of the Wallgraft prosthesis for the treatment of carotid artery pseudoaneurysms is also reviewed.
Authors:
N Sibtain; J Shah; D Johnson; A Clifton
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
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Created Date:  2010-06-23     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-70     Citation Subset:  -    
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