Carotid Subclavian Transposition

  • Julie Freischlag
  • John Lane


Symptomatic proximal subclavian stenosis, “subclavian steal syndrome.” Vertebrobasilar symptoms: Visual disturbances, vertigo, ataxia, dysphagia, dysarthria, transient hemiparesis, and hemisensory disturbances. Upper-extremity ischemic symptoms: Fatigue on exertion, rest pain, microembolic disease. “Coronary steal syndrome” [associated with left internal mammary artery (LIMA) coronary grafts]. Debranching prior to TEVAR.


Vertebral Artery Common Carotid Artery Subclavian Artery Internal Jugular Vein Phrenic Nerve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaIrvine, OrangeUSA

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