Window-making TCCS method for hyperperfusion after carotid endarterectomy

Ken Uda, Tooru Inoue, Koichiro Takemoto, Akira Nakamizo, Yuichiro Kikkawa, Koichi Okamura, Yoko Hirata, Yasushi Okada

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Abstract

We previously reported that transcranial color-coded real time sonography (TCCS) is useful for detecting hyperperfusion syndrome. However, a limiting factor in the use of TCCS as a screening tool can be an insufficient temporal bone window. Our newly developed window-making TCCS method that creates a temporal burr hole opening has resolved this limitation. This window-making TCCS method is applicable for evaluation of hyperperfusion after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) on those selected patients who have insufficient temporal bone windows.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)792-797
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume16
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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