The management of stenotic and obstructive lesions of the aortic arch branches.

Abstract

The stenotic internal carotid can be managed in a variety of ways and number of tests can be utilized for assessing the collateral blood flow. Except in unusual situations, carotid thromboendarterectomy with or without a patch graft is generally employed. Although some surgeons use no protective shunt at all, or only upon specific indications, intraluminal… (More)

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@article{Shumacker1977TheMO, title={The management of stenotic and obstructive lesions of the aortic arch branches.}, author={Harris B. Shumacker and J H Isch and W W Jolly and Edward B Fitzgerald}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1977}, volume={133 3}, pages={351-60} }