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Atherosclerotic extracranial carotid artery aneurysms

Atherosclerotic extracranial carotid artery aneurysms,10.1067/mva.1984.avs0010415,Journal of Vascular Surgery,Robert M. Zwolak,Walter M. Whitehouse,Ja

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    • ...In four other reviews reporting individual institutional experiences with more than 20 carotid aneurysms, only one mycotic aneurysm was included [2-5]...
    • ...Cervical carotid aneurysms from any cause are rare but usually are of atherosclerotic origin or the result of surgery [1,5-8]...

    Terry R. Joneset al. Mycotic cervical carotid artery aneurysms: A case report and review of...

    • ...Aneurysms of the extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) are rare and surgical repair of these aneurysms accounts for less than 2% of all carotid operations performed at major referral centres [1, 2]. Since their original description in 1687, aneurysms of the extracranial ICA have been associated with significant cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality [1]...
    • ...Aneurysms of the extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) are rare and surgical repair of these aneurysms accounts for less than 2% of all carotid operations performed at major referral centres [1, 2]. Since their original description in 1687, aneurysms of the extracranial ICA have been associated with significant cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality [1]...
    • ...Although conservative management can result in significant neurological events secondary to embolisation and rupture, surgical repair is also associated with significant risks [1, 2]...
    • ...There is a predominantly atherosclerotic aetiology but previous carotid surgery, trauma, fibromuscular dysplasia, infection and spontaneous dissection have also been implicated in the pathophysiology [1, 2]. These aneurysms can been divided into true or false (pseudo) aneurysms...
    • ...[1, 2, 5] False aneurysms most commonly occur secondary to trauma or following rupture or dilatation of a...
    • ...Zwolak et al. [1] reported an incidence of stroke greater than 50% in nonsurgically treated patients during a 6-year follow-up period...

    R. L. Noadet al. A carotid artery aneurysm with a twist: case report and review

    • ...Retrospective studies show that nonoperative treatment is associated with a stroke risk as high as 50%(8,9)...
    • ...The direct repair or alternative resection of the aneurysm with the restoration of blood flow remains the gold standard for treatment of the ICA aneurysm(8-10)...

    Voravit Chittithavornet al. Repair of ExtraCranial Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm with Applicati...

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