Thrombin Injection Failure with Subsequent Successful Stent-Graft Placement for the Treatment of an Extracranial Internal Carotid Pseudoaneurysm in a 5-Year-Old Child

@article{GarcaMnaco2011ThrombinIF,
  title={Thrombin Injection Failure with Subsequent Successful Stent-Graft Placement for the Treatment of an Extracranial Internal Carotid Pseudoaneurysm in a 5-Year-Old Child},
  author={Ricardo Daniel Garc{\'i}a-M{\'o}naco and Andres Alejandro Kohan and M. P. Martinez-Corvalan and Nicol{\'a}s Cacchiarelli and Oscar- Peralta and Carlos Wahren},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={704-708}
}
Internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare life-threatening condition that may develop in different clinical situations. We report the case of an extracranial internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to a throat infection in a pediatric patient that was initially treated with percutaneous thrombin injection under ultrasound guidance. However, recanalization occurred at 48 h, and definitive treatment was then performed by endovascular stent-graft placement. We briefly review the… CONTINUE READING

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