Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2015 • VOLUME 21 • №4

State of the carotid artery bifurcation after surgery involving the use of absorbable suture material

Beloyartsev D.F.1,2, Talybly O.L.1,2, Volkov S.K.1

1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Institute of Surgery named after A.V. Vishnevsky under the RF Ministry of Public Health,
2) Department of Angiology, Vascular and Roentgenoendovascular Surgery under the Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education of the RF Ministry of Public Health, Moscow, Russia

The authors present herein a clinical case report assessing the state of the carotid artery bifurcation zone while performing secondary operation for restenosis 7 years after the primary operation (eversion carotid endarterectomy). The redo operation was carried out using absorbable suture material during anastomosis formation. This suture material used in arterial reconstructions turned out to result in good reparation of the anastomosis, not inducing coarse deformity of the vascular wall, thus in the long run making it possible to simplify the course of the redo operation.

KEY WORDS: eversion carotid endarterectomy, absorbable suture material, anastomosis, restenosis, secondary operation.

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