Acute extracranial occlusion of the internal carotid artery: emergent surgery remains a viable option

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Acute symptomatic occlusion of extracranial internal carotid artery (eICA) can lead to a critical and potentially devastating stroke associated with high morbidity and mortality. Optimal treatment remains unclear. We analyzed our institutional experience with emergent surgical recanalization of acutely occluded eICA. Retrospective analysis of hospital… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-014-2036-6

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@article{3rd2014AcuteEO, title={Acute extracranial occlusion of the internal carotid artery: emergent surgery remains a viable option}, author={Vladim{\'i}r Bene{\vs} 3rd and Pavel Buchvald and Sylva Klimo{\vs}ov{\'a} and Zuzana Eichlov{\'a} and Petr Suchomel}, journal={Acta Neurochirurgica}, year={2014}, volume={156}, pages={901-909} }