Headache in Carotid Artery Stenting and Angiography

Gunduz A. , Goksan B., Kocer N., Karaali-Savrun F.

HEADACHE, vol.52, no.4, pp.544-549, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2012.02096.x
  • Journal Name: HEADACHE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.544-549
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction. Carotid angioplasty headache and diagnostic criteria are based on scarce data and small series. Here, we aimed to determine presence, frequency, and characteristics of headache after carotid artery stenting and angiography headache and speculate on possible mechanisms of head and neck pain emerging during or after the carotid artery stenting procedure.