volume 39, issue 5, P372-375 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.04.013
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Masaki Fujioka, Hideaki Takahata

Abstract: Carotid blowout is a devastating complication in patients with head and neck malignancy, and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. For patients with bleeding originating in the internal or common carotid artery, treatment options are limited. These include the endovascular remodelling strategies using a stent or embolization of the aneurysm with coils. We describe two cases of pseudoaneurysmal rupture in the common carotid artery with massive bleeding in patients with head and neck malignancies and …

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