Late spontaneous recanalization of internal carotid artery is a very rare event. We describe three cases which came to our observation in which the occlusion was demonstrated both by angiography and Doppler ultrasound. Two of them had surgical treatment and the histological exam of the plaque showed multiple recanalization foci. Our experience confirmed the possibility of a successful surgical treatment that offers a good patency in the short and medium term.

Spontaneous recanalization of occluded internal artery after minor stroke. The role of surgical treatment

ADOVASIO, ROBERTO;ZIANI, BARBARA;SETTEMBRE, NICLA;BUSSANI, ROSSANA;ZAMOLO, FRANCESCA
2008

Abstract

Late spontaneous recanalization of internal carotid artery is a very rare event. We describe three cases which came to our observation in which the occlusion was demonstrated both by angiography and Doppler ultrasound. Two of them had surgical treatment and the histological exam of the plaque showed multiple recanalization foci. Our experience confirmed the possibility of a successful surgical treatment that offers a good patency in the short and medium term.
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