Carotid Bifurcation Resection and Interposition of a Polytetrafluorethylene Graft (BRIG) for Carotid Disease: A Retrospective Study of 153 Consecutive Procedures.


BACKGROUND Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is the gold standard for treatment of carotid artery stenosis. CEA can be challenging, even technically impossible. Prosthetic carotid bypass grafting is a proven and safe alternative when CEA is hazardous. An alternative technique that is prosthetic carotid bifurcation resection and interposition of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.05.025