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Importance of the histologic structure of the superficial temporal artery for the function of extra- intracranial bypass

  • G. Kletter
  • R. Meyermann
  • W. Feigl
  • H. Sinzinger

Abstract

Every neurosurgeon who has performed an extra- intracranial bypass has seen in the angiogram an enlargement of the superficial temporal artery (STA) (Figs. 1 and 2) on postoperative angiography. This dilation led us to examine the degenerative changes that appear in the STA.

Keywords

Middle Cerebral Artery Degenerative Change Foam Cell Carotid Bifurcation Elastic Membrane 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Kletter
  • R. Meyermann
  • W. Feigl
  • H. Sinzinger

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