Unique carotid-vertebral occlusive disease in a patient admitted for
We report the case of a 62-year-old male patient, admitted for aortic
valve replacement. Bilateral common carotid artery occlusion and
bilateral internal carotid artery occlusion have been reported, as well
as right vertebral artery occlusion. Aortic valve replacement was
performed in the standard fashion using the cardiopulmonary bypass. No
neurological deficit was apparent on emergence from anesthesia.
Keywords: bilateral carotid occlusion, the vertebral artery occlusion,