• Occasional patients have multiple, branch artery occlusions of the aortic arch that preclude any of the standard extrathoracic bypass grafts. We recently treated such a patient with carotid-carotid bypass and found it to be remarkably simple and effective. This article describes the technical details of this procedure and suggests its future applications.
(Arch Surg 115:669-671, 1980)
Manart FD, Kempczinski RF. The Carotid-Carotid Bypass Graft. Arch Surg. 1980;115(5):669-671. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1980.01380050089022