Cervical vertebral and subclavian artery reconstructions.

  title={Cervical vertebral and subclavian artery reconstructions.},
  author={Hans Jakob Steiger},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={38 Suppl},
At our institution, endovascular treatment of subclavian artery (SA) or vertebral artery (VA) occlusive disease has been used as the treatment of first choice during the last years. Open procedures were performed only in cases of failed or unfeasible endovascular treatment or total occlusion of the proximal VA or SA, respectively. Nineteen open procedures were performed between 1992 and 1996. Proximal reconstructions included SA to common carotid artery (CCA) transpositions or bypasses and VA… CONTINUE READING

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