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ALLMedicine™ Carotid Artery Dissection Center

Research & Reviews  234 results

Carotid artery dissection presenting as exercise-induced monocular visual loss.
BMJ Case Reports; Jiang Z, Kadam M

Nov 30th, 2022 - A man in his 60s presented to the urgent treatment centre with isolated transient monocular visual loss in the right eye soon after completing a 5 km run. He had no preceding events, no history of neck pain and no other associated symptoms. His on...

Association between cervical artery dissection and spinal manipulative therapy -a medic...
BMC Geriatrics; Whedon JM, Petersen CL et. al.

Nov 30th, 2022 - Cervical artery dissection and subsequent ischemic stroke is the most serious safety concern associated with cervical spinal manipulation. We evaluated the association between cervical spinal manipulation and cervical artery dissection among older...

Spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection in a child diagnosed by high resolution ...
Child's Nervous System : ChNS : Official Journal of the I... Karaman AK, Korkmazer B et. al.

Nov 13th, 2022 - Craniocervical dissection is one of the most common causes of stroke in children. Although the most common cause of dissection is trauma, spontaneous dissections in which no cause can be revealed may also occur. The diagnosis of this type of disse...

Analysis of a delayed diagnosis of carotid artery aneurysm presenting as a parapharynge...
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Xiao S, Zhang J et. al.

Oct 4th, 2022 - It is very rare for extracranial carotid artery dissection to present as a carotid pseudoaneurysm. A delayed diagnosis and delayed treatment will lead to rupture of carotid pseudoaneurysm and massive hemorrhage and death. In this paper, we reviewe...

Cervical Artery Dissections: Etiopathogenesis and Management.
Vascular Health and Risk Management; Keser Z, Chiang CC et. al.

Sep 10th, 2022 - Cervical Artery Dissection (CeAD) is a frequent stroke etiology for patients younger than 50 years old. The most common immediate complications related to CeAD are headache and neck pain (65-95%), TIA/ischemic stroke (>50%), and partial Horner's s...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Anatomical Relationship Between Carotid Artery and Hyoid Bone in Stenotic and Non-stenotic Carotids

Apr 27th, 2022 - Ischaemic stroke is attributable to thromboembolism caused by carotid atherosclerotic disease in 18-25% of patients. Guidelines for prevention of stroke (especially carotid endarterectomy) in patients with carotid atherosclerotic plaque are based ...

Pupillometry in Horner's Syndrome

Jan 11th, 2021 - Horner's syndrome (HS) is a result of interruption of the sympathetic innervation to the eye and ocular adnexa, which can occur due to carotid artery dissection (CAD), along which the sympathetic nerve fibers travel to reach the eye. Dissection of...

A Randomized Trial of Carotid Artery Stenting With and Without Cerebral Protection

Jan 7th, 2016 - This study is a single center, prospective, randomized trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of CAS with and without CP. The study population will be comprised of subjects with atherosclerotic, post endarterectomy restenotic or other obstr...

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News  11 results

A 57-Year-Old Man With Hemiparesis After Coughing

Nov 27th, 2017 - The treatment of internal carotid artery dissection consists of anticoagulation with intravenous heparin followed by oral anticoagulation for 3-6 months.[13] However, no randomized controlled trials support such a therapeutic approach, and the val...

Internal Carotid Artery Dissection After Indirect Blunt Cervical Trauma in an Ice Hockey Goaltender

May 1st, 2017 - Conclusion We have reported the case of a 32-year-old professional hockey goaltender who presented with isolated, persistent, worsening headache of delayed onset after ICA dissection. The ICA dissection resulted from indirect trauma, with reaction.

Can a Hickey Really Cause a Stroke?

Sep 21st, 2016 - I'm Dr Robert Glatter, a member of Medscape's Emergency Medicine advisory board. I would like to make a comment about a recent news story. There are reports out of Mexico about a 17-year-old who died as a result of receiving a hickey. The exact na...

A Spontaneous Internal Carotid Artery Dissection Presenting With Headache and Miosis
Sandra Deane, MD, Michael A. Gil, PA-C et. al.

Jul 5th, 2016 - Internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD) is an uncommon cause of stroke that typically occurs in the setting of (often minor) trauma but can also occur spontaneously. Patients with ICAD typically present with ipsilateral head, face, or neck pain.

A 38-Year-Old Woman With Anisocoria

Sep 4th, 2015 - Discussion This patient had acute onset of anisocoria that was greater in the dark, which helped to confirm Horner syndrome. In the absence of other findings that are suggestive of a brainstem stroke, a concerning cause of acute Horner syndrome is...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →