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Covered-Stent Repair of Carotid "Blow-Out"

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This patient suffered a stab wound to the neck, and was having uncontrollable life-threatening bleeding despite the surgeons' best efforts.
   
Delayed subtracted images show the blood and x-ray dye leaving the carotid into a pseudoaneurysm and then into the soft tissues of the neck.
   
A covered stent is a wire-mesh tube that is covered with a tube of medical fabric.
   
The stent successfully stopped the bleeding, assisting delivery of blood flow to the

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