Intravascular stenting as a definitive treatment of spontaneous carotid artery dissection

Am J Cardiol. 1997 Feb 15;79(4):538. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(96)00808-9.


We describe successful treatment with intravascular stenting of a patient with spontaneous right carotid artery dissection. This case report demonstrates the potential use of stents for treating symptomatic carotid artery dissection.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Angiography
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / therapy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Stents*