Cerebral hyperperfusion after angioplasty and stenting of a totally occluded left subclavian artery: a case report

Heart Dis. Jan-Feb 2003;5(1):15-7. doi: 10.1097/01.HDX.0000050409.81342.ED.

Abstract

Cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome is documented after angioplasty of carotid and vertebral artery lesions. The authors report the first instance of cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome in the posterior cerebral circulation after angioplasty and stenting of a totally occluded left subclavian artery.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Angioplasty, Balloon*
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperemia / diagnostic imaging
  • Hyperemia / etiology*
  • Stents*
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome / therapy*
  • Syndrome
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed