Extracranial carotid aneurysm in Takayasu's arteritis

Citation
M. Tabata et al., Extracranial carotid aneurysm in Takayasu's arteritis, J VASC SURG, 34(4), 2001, pp. 739-742
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems","Cardiovascular & Hematology Research
Journal title
JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY
ISSN journal
0741-5214 → ACNP
Volume
34
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Pages
739 - 742
Database
ISI
SICI code
0741-5214(200110)34:4<739:ECAITA>2.0.ZU;2-E
Abstract
Extracranial carotid aneurysm caused by Takayasu's arteritis is extremely r are. We have experienced six cases of extracranial carotid aneurysm among 1 06 cases of Takayasu's arteritis that were treated surgically in the past 5 0 years. We herein review these cases and discuss the surgical indications and postoperative course of this rare disease. We report original observati ons about extracranial carotid aneurysm in Takayasu's arteritis.