Jaw claudication in the era of carotid stenting.

  title={Jaw claudication in the era of carotid stenting.},
  author={Huiting Chen and Panagiotis G Kougias and Peter H Lin and Carlos Fares Bechara},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={54 2},
Jaw claudication could result from external carotid artery (ECA) occlusive disease. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has been shown to worsen the disease in the ECA. This could potentially worsen the symptoms in patients with pre-existing jaw claudication undergoing CAS. Meanwhile, ECA endarterectomy is routinely done during internal carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA). This has been shown to alleviate jaw claudication symptoms. We report a case of a high-risk patient for CEA who presented with… CONTINUE READING


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