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Endovascular Repair of an Infected Broken Pseudoaneurysm of the Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery

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The formation of pseudoaneurysms after carotid endarterectomy is extremely rare. Treating those pseudoaneuryms is necessary because of the risks for continued expansion, rupture and distal embolism. Traditional surgical repair of carotid artery pseudoaneurysms is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. An endovascular approach to these infected pseudoaneurysms limits the risk for operative damage to surrounding structures and potential blood loss.

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C. Michel, A. Parot, P. Denis, P. Laffy, J. Riou and G. Leblanc, "Endovascular Repair of an Infected Broken Pseudoaneurysm of the Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery," Open Journal of Radiology, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 113-116. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2012.24020.

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