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[Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of radiotherapy induced carotid stenosis--case report].

Authors
  • Sagić, D
  • Kecmanović, V
  • Vidaković, R
  • Kovacević, V
  • Antonić, Z
  • Stanisić, M
  • Ilijevski, N
  • Radak, Dj
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
56
Issue
4
Pages
47–49
Identifiers
PMID: 20419996
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Frequent delayed effect of radiation therapy in the region of neck is stenosis of carotid arteries. We report the case of 32 years old man with history of radiation therapy due to Hodgkin lymphoma, and severe stenosis of the right common carotid artery. Stenosis was succesfuly treated by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with implantation of two bare-metal stents.

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