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January 1980

Spontaneous Dissection of the Internal Carotid Artery: Its Conservative Management With Heparin Sodium

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Radiology, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver.

Arch Neurol. 1980;37(1):54-55. doi:10.1001/archneur.1980.00500500084015

• A case of dissection of the internal carotid artery was managed by the use of heparin sodium. Angiographic studies on the 11th and 21st hospital days demonstrate the importance of at least three weeks of heparin therapy and the value of subsequent angiographic examinations.

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