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Transcranial Doppler monitoring during carotid endarterectomy helps to identify patients at risk of postoperative hyperperfusion.

Authors
  • Dalman, J E
  • Beenakkers, I C
  • Moll, F L
  • Leusink, J A
  • Ackerstaff, R G
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1999
Volume
18
Issue
3
Pages
222–227
Identifiers
PMID: 10479628
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

patients at risk of hyperperfusion syndrome after CEA can be identified intraoperatively by TCD monitoring. In these selected patients, immediate and adequate postoperative treatment of hypertension results in a decreased risk of intracerebral haemorrhage.

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