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Chapter Fifty Four - Carotid Artery Surgery

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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 December 2022

Louis R. Caplan
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre
Aishwarya Aggarwal
John F. Kennedy Medical Center
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Although the artery was successfully ligated, the patient died a week later; inflammation and sepsis caused the wound to swell, choking the patient. Cooper improved his technique and made yet another attempt to ligate a carotid artery three years later. He succeeded this time, and the patient lived for the next 13 years [3].

Stories of Stroke
Key Individuals and the Evolution of Ideas
, pp. 529 - 540
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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