Rationale of the surgical treatment of carotid kinking.


AIM Elongation and tortuosity of the internal carotid artery (ICAET) is a common angiographic, angioMR or Duplex scanning finding: it can be "pure" and, in a great majority of cases, it is not correlated to neurological symptoms. It can be associated with atherosclerotic bifurcation plaque, therefore in this case, indications to surgery follow that of… (More)


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@article{Grego2003RationaleOT, title={Rationale of the surgical treatment of carotid kinking.}, author={Franco Grego and Sandro Lepidi and Diego Cognolato and Paolo Frigatti and Ilaria Morelli and Giovanni Paolo Deriu}, journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery}, year={2003}, volume={44 1}, pages={79-85} }