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012 Symptomatic chronic total internal carotid artery occlusion treated successfully with stenting and angioplasty: a case report
  1. K Takayama1,
  2. T Wada1,
  3. H Nakagawa2,
  4. T Miyasaka2,
  5. K Miyouchin2,
  6. M Sakamoto2,
  7. T Taoka2,
  8. K Kichikawa2,
  9. S Kurokawa3
  1. 1Interventional Neuroradiology, Ishinnkai Yao General Hospital, Yao City, Japan
  2. 2Radiology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara City, Japan
  3. 3Neurosurgery, Ishinnkai Yao General Hospital, Yao City, Japan

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Background: Chronic total occlusion (CTO) of the internal carotid artery (ICA) is usually managed by medical therapy or surgical therapy such as EC-IC bypass in selected patients. Although recent development in interventional technique has enabled the treatment of CTO of the iliac artery or subclavian artery, there were very few reports about the feasibility and safety of stenting and angioplasty of CTO of the ICA. We report a case of successful stenting and angioplasty …

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