Is routine intravascular shunting necessary for carotid endarterectomy in patients with contralateral occlusion? A review of 5-year experience of carotid endarterectomy with local anaesthesia


Cinar B., GÖKSEL O. S. , Karatepe C., Kut S., Aydogan H., Filizcan U., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.28, no.5, pp.494-499, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2004.07.010
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.494-499
  • Keywords: carotid endarterectomy, contralateral carotid occlusion, intraluminal shunts, stroke, ARTERY

Abstract

Objectives. Endarterectomy of a stenotic internal carotid artery in the presence of contralateral carotid occlusion (CCO) is Often assessed as a high-risk procedure. We have assessed the requirementfor shunting in patients with CCO operated under local anaesthetic.