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[The risk of ligation of the external carotid in the treatment of cervico-facial angiodysplasia. A plea for this technique to be abandoned, and current radiosurgical solutions; based upon 13 cases of ligation amongst 200 angiomas explored (author's transl)].

Authors
  • Riche, M C
  • Hadjean, E
  • Tricot, J F
  • Henriquez, C
  • Merland, J J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annales d'oto-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico faciale : bulletin de la Société d'oto-laryngologie des hôpitaux de Paris
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1980
Volume
97
Issue
1-2
Pages
3–13
Identifiers
PMID: 7469274
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

After describing the different collateral sytems between the various cervicocephalic arteries, the authors indicate the consequences of ligation of the external carotid. This ligation proves to totally ineffective for distal vascular lesions and severely compromises the possibilities of later treatment.

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