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Reconstitution of occluded internal carotid artery by vasa vasorum

Author: MAYERCIK Vera. A

Find out how Dr. Vera Mayercik (Stanford University, Interventional Neuroradiology, Stanford, CA (USA)) treated a 78-year-old female patient suffering with critical stenosis versus occlusion of the cervical right internal carotid artery on CTA.

Monday 14 March 2022
  • Case

    CASE PRESENTATION

    • 78 year-old-female with critical stenosis versus occlusion of the cervical right internal carotid artery on CTA
    • Angiography revelead occlusion of the cervical, petrous, and intracavernous segments of the right ICA with reconstitution by vasa vasorum
    • Angioplasty could not safely be performed due to risk of damaging vasa vasorum vessel
    • Medical management only

     

    Reconstitution of occluded right ICA by vasa vasorum
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