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Chirurgia 2013 February;26(1):21-5

Copyright © 2013 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Management of traumatic innominate artery pseudoaneurysm via a carotid approach

Tam M. 1, Glen A. 1, Vijayan V. 1, Mwipatayi B. P. 1, 2

1 Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia; 2 School of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Crawley, WA, Australia


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Although endovascular stent-graft repair of traumatic vessel injuries is gaining worldwide acceptance as a minimally invasive alternative to open surgical repair, reports about innominate artery repair were limited. Here we describe two cases of traumatic and late post-operative injury associated with innominate artery pseudoaneurysm. Endovascular stent-graft deployment through common carotid artery was performed successfully without any neurologic deficit.

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