Perioperative ischemic changes in carotid artery surgery

Anne Kauffels, Roushanak Shayesteh-Kheslat, Simone Bier & Martin K. Schilling
Introduction: The main complications associated with carotid artery surgery for stenosis are stroke or paresis of the hypoglossal or facial nerve. Also, silent embolic cerebral lesions might occur during or after carotid surgery, which can be detected in diffusion-weighted MRI. The objective of the [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]