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Vertebral Artery Reconstruction

  • Mark D. Morasch
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Abstract

While the need for vertebral artery reconstruction is uncommon, indications for surgical or endovascular intervention should be recognized. Open surgical reconstruction is favored. Technical aspects of the most common surgical proximal and distal reconstruction options as well as techniques for endovascular intervention are described.

Keywords

Vertebral Ischemia Posterior circulation Vertebrobasilar ischemia Atherosclerosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark D. Morasch
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  1. 1.Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular SurgeryBillings ClinicBillingsUSA

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