[The significance of cervical collaterals in the subclavian steal phenomenon].

@article{Yamaguchi1993TheSO,
  title={[The significance of cervical collaterals in the subclavian steal phenomenon].},
  author={K. Shinozaki Yamaguchi and Shinichiro Uchiyama},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={1993},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={
          945-50
        }
}
The subclavian steal syndrome (SSS) is often associated with occlusive disease involving the subclavian or innominate arteries, but an asymptomatic subclavian steal, called the "subclavian steal phenomenon" (SSP), is not uncommon. Though intracranial collaterals had been postulated as one of the etiologies for the SSP's being asymptomatic, little has been accomplished in the investigation of extracranial channels. To study the hemodynamic role of cervical collateral channels, an angiographical… CONTINUE READING