Endovascular therapy of traumatic injuries of the intracranial cerebral arteries.

  title={Endovascular therapy of traumatic injuries of the intracranial cerebral arteries.},
  author={J. Claude Hemphill and Daryl R. Gress and Van Halbach},
  journal={Critical care clinics},
  volume={15 4},
Traumatic intracranial arterial injuries represent uncommon complications of both closed-head injury and penetrating head trauma. These injuries include arterial dissections, pseudoaneurysms, and fistulas, both direct and indirect. Although these lesions may be identified while still asymptomatic, they usually present in a delayed fashion with intracranial hemorrhage, focal cerebral ischemia, or, occasionally, severe epistaxis. Endovascular therapy has assumed a major role in the management of… CONTINUE READING


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