Aortic arch branches are occluded: Which artery nourishes the brain ?


ALPAGUT U. , Sayin O. A. , Ugurlucan M. , Cinar T. , SURMEN B., Goktas B. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, vol.22, no.3, pp.240-241, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1540-8191.2007.00357.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.240-241

Abstract

Takayasu arteritis is an inflammatory vascular disease that primarily affects the aorta and its major branches. In this report, we present a 47-year-old woman whose aortic arch branches were totally occluded and the cerebral circulation is dependent on a dilated right vertebral artery.