Endovascular stent treatment of cervical internal carotid artery aneurysms with parent vessel preservation

Robert W. Hurst, Ziv J. Haskal, Eric Zager, Linda J. Bagley, E. S. Flamm

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Aneurysms involving the cervical portion of the internal carotid artery (ICA) frequently result from prior trauma or dissection. CASE DESCRIPTIONS: Two patients are reported with cervical internal carotid artery aneurysms. In both cases, disease involving the contralateral ICA precluded safe treatment of the aneurysms by ICA occlusion. Endovascular stents placed across the diseased portion of the artery resulted in thrombosis of the aneurysm with preservation of the parent artery. CONCLUSION: Endovascular stent placement should be considered for treatment of aneurysms involving the cervical ICA when preservation of the parent vessel is necessary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-317
Number of pages5
JournalSurgical neurology
Volume50
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aneurysm
  • Endovascular
  • Internal carotid artery
  • Stent
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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