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A case of surgical treatment of an internal carotid artery aneurysm

Veselin Petrov, Emil Yordanov, Mihail Cheshmedzhiev, Plamen Panayotov, Silva Andonova

Abstract

Internal carotid artery aneurysms are rare. The choice of the therapy approach must be individualized with precise decisions – waiting and monitoring the condition or surgical intervention right after establishing the diagnosis. The issues about the length of the waiting period, surgery indications, complications, and presence of contraindications, are still debatable and the data – controversial.
The aim of the present study is to demonstrate the possibilities for surgical treatment of carotid artery aneurysms, to discuss the different diagnostic methods, and the optimal treatment plan.


Keywords

carotid artery aneurysm; duplex ultrasound; carotid pathology; surgical techniques

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/hl.v22i0.5191

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