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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 57, No. 6, 2009, pp. 780-782
Bioline Code: ni09217
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 57, No. 6, 2009, pp. 780-782

 en Treatment of stroke after carotid endarterectomy using intravenous abciximab
Sylaja, P. N.; Setiawan, Melissa; Hill, Michael D.; Demchuk, Andrew M. & Wong, John


A 59-year old man developed perioperative stroke following left carotid endarterectomy seconday to thrombosis at the endarterectomy site. Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography revealed very frequent microembolization in the left middle cerebral artery territory. The patient was successfully treated with intravenous abciximab with complete neurological recovery.

Abciximab, carotid endarterectomy, stroke

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