Management of a chronic carotid artery pseudoaneurysm

Aaron C. Baker, Frank R. Arko, Christopher K. Zarins, Eugene S Lee

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Abstract

An 82-year-old female with a history of right carotid endarterectomy with patch closure 12 years prior presents with a pulsatile right neck mass with skin erosion and bleeding. The patient had been previously evaluated but refused the surgical intervention because a median sternotomy was recommended to obtain adequate proximal control. Her aneurysm was successfully repaired using a combination of open and endovascular method. The repair was performed through a right-hand side anterior sternocleidomastoid neck incision, and proximal vascular control was obtained with an 8.5-mm balloon positioned under fluoroscopic guidance via a femoral puncture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2010

Keywords

  • Carotid
  • Endovascular
  • Pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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