Semin intervent Radiol 2021; 38(01): 053-063
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1724008
Review Article

Endovascular Considerations in Traumatic Injury of the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries

Ananth K. Vellimana
1  Department of Neurological Surgery, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
,
Jayson Lavie
2  Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
,
Arindam Rano Chatterjee
1  Department of Neurological Surgery, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
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Abstract

Cervical carotid and vertebral artery traumatic injuries can have a devastating natural history. This article reviews the epidemiology, mechanisms of injury, clinical presentation, and classification systems pertinent to consideration of endovascular treatment. The growing role of modern endovascular techniques for the treatment of these diseases is presented to equip endovascular surgeons with a framework for critically assessing patients presenting with traumatic cervical cerebrovascular injury.



Publication History

Publication Date:
15 April 2021 (online)

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