Dependency on bypass circulation: a case study

E. Pásztor, I. Nyáry, J. Vajda, M. Horváth

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Abstract

In a case of consecutive occlusion of both internal carotid arteries bilateral STA-MCA anastomoses were established. Since a series of angiographic examinations were undertaken, dynamics and probable efficacy of both natural and arteficial collateral circulations could be followed up in a two-year period. Objectivity in the evaluation of anastomoses was enhanced by direct percutaneous STA-angiography (STAG), in order to delineate the vascular territory irrigated exclusively by the anastomosis. By demonstrating exactly the functional capacity of anastomoses in correlation with the clinical course, dependency on bypass circulation could be assessed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-285
Number of pages9
JournalActa neurochirurgica
Volume62
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1982

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Keywords

  • Bilateral ICA occlusion
  • STA-MCA anastomosis
  • collateral circulation
  • direct percutaneous STA-angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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