Endovascular treatment of a left carotid artery "bowtie" pseudoaneurysm with a covered Wallgraft stent

Robert A. Koenigsberg, Victor Urrutia, Daniel McCormick, Firas Alani, David Ryu, Bronwyn Nair, Carole Thomas

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Abstract

The authors present an unusual case of a young male patient with a large left common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in a shape similar to that of a bowtie treated with a covered Wallgraft. The Wallgraft is a covered stent originally designed to be used in the treatment of tracheobronchial fistula and peripheral arterial applications. The favorable outcome of this case illustrates its endovascular application in nonsurgical traumatic injuries of the carotid artery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-366
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neuroimaging
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Carotid artery
  • Covered stent
  • Posttraumatic
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Stent graft
  • Wallgraft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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