Anesthesia Management in Case of Carotid Anatomic Variant during Carotid Endarterectomy under General Anesthesia

Abstract

Carotid endarterectomy is an established treatment in the prevention of transient ischemic attack or stroke. Cerebral embolism, thrombosis or hypo-perfusion will lead to a major risk of perioperative thrombotic events. In this case, we report an interesting anesthesia approach for aortic arch anatomic variant management and monitoring.

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D. Faraoni, B. Mine, G. Apicella and A. Joosten, "Anesthesia Management in Case of Carotid Anatomic Variant during Carotid Endarterectomy under General Anesthesia," Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 15-17. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2012.22005.

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