About 538 results

ALLMedicine™ Carotid Artery Dissection Center

Research & Reviews  204 results

Traumatic internal carotid artery injuries: do we need a screening strategy? Literature...
Current Neuropharmacology; Maiese A, Frati P et. al.

Jul 14th, 2021 - Internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD) represents the cause of ictus cerebral in about 20% of all cases of cerebral infarction among the young adult population. ICAD could involve both the extracranial and intracranial internal carotid artery (...

Carotid artery dissection: a case of recurrence.
BMJ Case Reports; Srinivas P, Nwosu J et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - A 53-year-old healthy man with history of left internal carotid artery dissection in 2006 presented with right-sided facial pain with paraesthesia associated with taste and speech disturbances. A CT angiogram was done without further delay conside...

Dysphagia, dysphonia and a deviated tongue: diagnosing Collet-Sicard syndrome.
BMJ Case Reports; Evan J, Johansen M et. al.

May 23rd, 2021 - A healthy middle-aged man presents with symptoms of dysphagia and dysphonia following an upper respiratory infection, and is diagnosed and treated for complications of pharyngitis. He presents for evaluation at a tertiary care hospital after sympt...

Use of flow diverter stent for treatment of a cervical carotid artery dissection and ps...
BMJ Case Reports; Beaty N, Patel M et. al.

May 12th, 2021 - A 28-year-old man in 2004 was identified with a spontaneous pseudoaneurysm and distal left cervical internal carotid artery (ICA) dissection. The patient was followed conservatively for 12 years with cross-sectional imaging. The patient was initia...

Ischemic Stroke in the Young.
Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/hemostasis : Official Jou... Berkman SA, Song SS

Apr 20th, 2021 - The purpose of this article is to address several challenging questions in the management of young patients (those age 60 and under) who present with ischemic stroke. Do genetic thrombophilic states, strongly associated with venous thrombosis, ind...

see more →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Pupillometry in Horner's Syndrome

Oct 11th, 2018 - 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...

see more →

News  9 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

Jul 5th, 2016 - In ICAD, a tear in the artery wall causes blood to enter the tunica media of the vessel, forming an intramural hematoma. 2,6 This may result in either stenosis of the lumen of the vessel from the enlarging hematoma or an outward aneurysmal dilatati.

Stroke Rounds: Mortality High After Early Stroke

Aug 5th, 2014 - Nearly one in six teens and adults who initially survive a stroke before age 50 die over the next decade, a Finnish study showed. The mortality rate of people who survived at least a month after having a stroke at age 15 to 49 was 15.7% over a mea...

see more →