Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2012 • VOLUME 18 • №2

Prevention of ischamic stroke in patients with asymptomatic lesions of carotid arteries

Gavrilenko A.V., Guzenko A.S., Kouklin A.V., Kochetkov V.A.

Department of Vascular Surgery В.V. Petrovsky Russian Research Centre of Surgery, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Based on the data from both Russian and foreign literature, analysed herein are the methods of surgical and medicamentous prevention of ischaemic stroke in patients presenting with asymptomatic lesions of carotid arteries. This is followed by discussing haemodynamic parameters of the blood flow in the carotid arteries and their effect on cerebrovascular symptomatology. Also presented herein are the data concerning efficacy of different modalities of antithrombocytic therapy, followed by presenting own results regarding surgical management for stenoses and pathological kinking of carotid arteries in the pat ient cohort concerned.

KEY WORDS: ischaemic stroke, asymptomatic stenosis, pathological kinking of the internal carotid artery, antithrombocytic therapy.

P. 35-39

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