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carotid endarectomy restenosis

Robert E Fintelmann, Robert H Rosenwasser, Pascal Jabbour, Emmanuel Chang, Rod Foroozan
A 75-year-old woman with painful visual loss was diagnosed with ocular ischemic syndrome secondary to restenosis of the carotid artery following endarterectomy. She underwent carotid artery stenting, which has become an alternative to carotid endarectomy for primary carotid stenosis but is now also becoming more popular for recurrent carotid artery stenosis.
January 2010: Survey of Ophthalmology
Dragan M Marković, Lazar B Davidović, Zivan L Maksimović, Ilija B Kuzmanović, Nikola S Ilić
INTRODUCTION: Studies completed in the last decade of the 20th century showed benefits of carotid endarterectomy in the prevention of stroke in patients with a high-grade stenosis of the internal carotid artery. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this prospective, randomized study was the comparison of early and long-term results between the conventional and eversion carotid endarterectomy, and literature review. METHOD: By the method of random choice, 103 patients were operated on using the eversion carotid endarterectomy and 98 patients using the conventional technique...
November 2008: Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo
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