ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Bilateral carotid neo-bifurcation by symptomatic elongation of the common and internal carotid artery
Valentin Govedarski1, Elitsa Dimitrova1, Zornitsa Vassileva2
1Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Saint Ekaterina, Sofia, Bulgaristan
2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Cardiology Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2020.18777
A 53-year-old female patient was admitted to our clinic with neurological and ophthalmological symptoms and resistant arterial hypertension. After two-stage operation including bilateral carotid resection and carotid neo-bifurcation creation, the blood flow through the vascular regions with abnormal hemodynamics returned to normal and the symptoms of the patient resolved completely.
Keywords : Carotid artery, dolichoarteriopathy, elongation, coiling, kinking, neo-bifurcation
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