Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2006 • VOLUME 12 • №4

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF ANEURYSM AND KINKING OF THE INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY

Yu.V. Belov, A.B. Stepanenko, O.M. Bogopolskaya, A.G. Kizyma
Department of the Aorta and its Branches Surgery
Russian Scientific Centre of Surgery Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
Moscow, Russia

The authors describe herein a case report of a female patient with an aneurysm and kinking of the internal carotid artery, located 35 cm above the bifurcation, and accompanied by the focal neurological symptomatology. The successfully carried out surgical management consisted in excision of the aneurysm together with the kinking of the internal carotid artery and formation of an "end-to-end" anastomosis. Both the aneurysm and kinking were caused by fibromuscular dysplasia.

KEY WORDS: internal carotid artery aneurysm, kinking, surgical management.

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