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January 1977

The Repair of Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms

Author Affiliations

From the Vascular Surgical Service, Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(1):91-93. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370010093019

• Aneurysm of the internal carotid artery was repaired in three instances by a combination of gas endarterectomy and aneurysmorrhaphy. No shunt was used during cross clamping. The occlusion was uncomplicated. Both patients (in one the procedure was bilateral) have been well for two years. Because of its simplicity and effectiveness, the method is recommended.

(Arch Surg 112:91-93, 1977)