Neurosurgery

Fig. 38.6. The plaque can then be dissected from the external carotid artery by (upper) gentle traction and eversion of the artery, allowing the plaque to separate from the wall of the artery. The arteriotomy is then closed using a 6-0 or 5-0 proline suture. An alternative to primary closure is to use a vascular patch with a vein or artificial material.

Fig. 38.6. The plaque can then be dissected from the external carotid artery by (upper) gentle traction and eversion of the artery, allowing the plaque to separate from the wall of the artery. The arteriotomy is then closed using a 6-0 or 5-0 proline suture. An alternative to primary closure is to use a vascular patch with a vein or artificial material.

approximated and the platysma is closed as a separate layer. Running sub-cuticular stitches approximate the skin and provide a good cosmetic result.

Patients are usually admitted to the ICU for overnight observation with serial neurological exams and for BP control. The aim is to keep the blood pressure as close to the pre-operative level as possible. Aspirin is resumed 1 day post-operatively and patients are usually discharged from the hospital in 1 or 2 days.

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