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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Thoracic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2022;7(1):3390.Case Report | Open Access

Carotid Aneurysm: How to Manage?

Chihaoui C, Aouini F*, Jenni H, Mallouki M, Saaidi MA and Ben Romdhane N

Department of Vascular Surgery, Military Hospital of Tunis, Tunisia

*Correspondance to: Aouini F 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3390


Background: Extracranial carotid artery aneurysms are uncommon yet serious pathology. They are mostly atherosclerotic. Treatment is mandatory for several conditions. Case Description: A 76-year-old female presented with repeated cerebral infarctions. Computed Tomography (CT) angiography revealed a fusiform aneurysm of the left extracranial Internal Carotid Artery (ICA). Aneurysmectomy associated to a carotid-carotid venous bypass was successfully performed. Conclusion: Open surgical treatment is the gold standard for extracranial carotid artery aneurysms. Endovascular approach could a promising therapy


Extracranial carotid artery aneurysms; Surgery; Endovascular

Cite the article

Chihaoui C, Aouini F, Jenni H, Mallouki M, Saaidi MA, Ben Romdhane N. Carotid Aneurysm: How to Manage?. Clin Surg. 2022; 7: 3390..

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