Angioplasty of persistent "stump" of internal carotid artery.

Abstract

An unusual sequela of internal carotid artery occlusion is the development of cerebral ischemia caused by emboli in a residual stump of the internal carotid artery. Five patients with transient ischemic attacks due to this condition are presented. Stump angioplasty was employed successfully in each case. 

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