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

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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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