Surgical treatment of giant extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysm

Mitrev, Zan and Jankulovski, Atanas and Bozinovska, Biljana and Hristov, Nikola (2011) Surgical treatment of giant extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysm. Vascular Surgery, 54 (2). p. 533. ISSN 0741-5214

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Abstract

Extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysms are rare manifestations1,2 but have the potential for a fatal complication as result of embolization, rupture, and local compression. We describe a 62-year-old obese woman with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and moderate mitral and aortic valve regurgitation. She had sustained a stroke 4 years earlier that had completely resolved. She presented in our hospital with a pulsating cervical mass.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Zan Mitrev
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2013 14:57
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2013 12:35
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5721

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