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Sub-occlusive Carotid Stenosis with Slow Flow in ICA with Dissection of Cervical ICA During the Procedure

  • Vipul GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

A 70-year-old man with hypertension and coronary artery disease, post CABG, presented with a history of transient left-sided weakness and slurred speech 1 month ago. MRI brain showed small right MCA territory infarcts. CT angiography shows 95% tight stenosis of the right ICA at its origin.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neurointerventional Surgery, Stroke UnitArtemis Agrim Institute of NeuroscienceGurgaonIndia

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