Intra-arterial thrombolysis and stent placement for traumatic carotid dissection with subsequent stroke: a combined, simultaneous endovascular approach.

Traumatic carotid dissection is a well-known cause of ischemic stroke and although the treatment of the dissection itself has received some attention in recent years, the treatment of the concomitant stroke has been less investigated. We present a 43-year-old patient with blunt traumatic internal carotid artery dissection associated with subocclusive… CONTINUE READING