Emergency stenting of an acute internal carotid artery occlusion from spontaneous dissection.

Abstract

SUMMARY Internal carotid artery (ICA) dissection is an important cause of stroke in the younger population. Carotid stenting with or without angioplasty is usually the preferred treatment for symptomatic patients who have failed medical therapy. We report a case of a symptomatic internal carotid artery dissection at the petrous segment of the ICA initially… (More)

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