Update on endovascular management of the carotid blowout syndrome.

Abstract

Carotid blowout syndrome can be a life-threatening late complication of surgical and radiation therapy for head and neck tumors in the vicinity of the cervical carotid artery. The syndrome spans a spectrum of pathology from impending to acute rupture of the artery. These cases are uncommon, can be dramatic in terms of blood loss, and are often true… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nic.2009.01.001

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