Progression of middle cerebral artery stenosis to occlusion without symptoms following superficial temporary artery bypass: Case report

  • Norman L. Chater
  • Philip R. Weinstein


A case of clinically silent progression of middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis to complete occlusion following superficial temporal artery to MCA anastomosis is presented. This case suggests the possible prophylactic benefit of collateral augmentation surgery.


Middle Cerebral Artery Microvascular Anastomosis Bidity Rate Middle Cerebral Artery Stenosis Augmentation Surgery 
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  • Norman L. Chater
  • Philip R. Weinstein

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