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[Observation of embolic events during carotis constructive surgery]

RÓZSA András1, ENZT László2, JÁRÁNYI Zsuzsa2

SEPTEMBER 20, 1993

Clinical Neuroscience - 1993;46(09-10)

[The changes of middle cerebral artery circulation during carotid artery surgery in 65 patients were monitored, and the observed embolic events are discussed. Of the 65 patients, 37 were operated with shunt protection (group A) and 28 without (group B). In 31 of all cases 55 embolic events were noted. In 22 of the group A patients 37 embolic events were observed, one of them occured during the declamping of the external caruiid circulation. Eighteen emboli were observed in 9 of the Group B cases. There were embolic events in 5 cases due to external declamping. All the above mentioned embolic events occured without postoperative clinical sings.]

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