Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2013 • VOLUME 19 • №1

Oxygen status of the brain and quality of life in remote terms after carotid endarterectomy

Kamenskaya O.V., Loguinova I.Yu., Levicheva E.N., Karpenko A.A., Kuzhuget R.A., Ignatenko P.V.

Novosibirsk Scientific Research Institute for Circulatory Pathology named after Academician E.N. Meshalkin» under the RF Ministry of Public Health and Social Development, Novosibirsk, Russia

The authors assessed efficacy of eversion carotid endarterectomy and its effect on dynamics of the oxygen status of the brain and quality of life of 122 patients at terms from 6 months to 4 years after surgical treatment. It was shown that positive effect from the operation is preserved in 94% of cases, lethality in the remote terms amounted to less than 1%, acute impairment of cerebral circulation on the side of revascularization was regis- tered in 2.5% of cases, haemodynamically significant restenoses in the zone of vascular reconstruction in 2.5%. Revascularization results in increased efficacy of the oxygen supply of the brain and the level of quality of life, including in patients with a history of ischaemic stroke.

KEY WORDS: carotid endarterectomy, oxygen state of the brain, quality of life.

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