[A case of emergency carotid endarterectomy for severe stenosis of the cervical internal carotid artery presenting with progressing stroke: importance of managing blood pressure postoperatively].

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We report a case treated successfully by emergency carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for progressing stroke resulting from pseudo-occlusion of the internal carotid artery (ICA). A 67-year-old male was admitted to our hospital with dysarthria. Neurological examination on admission revealed mild left-sided motor weakness and dysarthria. Computed tomography (CT… (More)

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