Arterial Lesions and Patterns of Disease

  • Ramon Berguer
  • Edouard Kieffer


Disease of the branches of the aortic arch most commonly involves the carotid, then the vertebral, and finally the subclavian and innominate arteries. Although their most common disease is atherosclerosis, these arteries are also affected by arteritis, fibromuscular dysplasia (complicated or not), mechanical trauma, radiation injury, extension of aortic dissections, and infected false aneurysms.


Cholesterol Arthritis Ischemia Barium Luminal 


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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramon Berguer
    • 1
  • Edouard Kieffer
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Vascular SurgeryWayne State University School of Medicine Harper HospitalDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Division of Vascular SurgeryPitié-Salpetriêre University HospitalParisFrance

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