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Percutaneus transluminal angioplasty of radiotherapy induced carotid stenosis: Case report

DOI: 10.2298/aci0904047s

Keywords: Hodgkin lymphoma , radiotherapy , stenosis , common carotide artery , percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

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Frequent delayed effect of radiation therapy in the region of neck is stenosis of carotid arteries. We report the case of 32 years old man with history of radiation therapy due to Hodgkin lymphoma, and severe stenosis of the right common carotid artery. Stenosis was successfully treated by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with implantation of two bare-metal stents.

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