Symptomatic bilateral carotid artery stenoses 7 years after coronary artery bypass surgery in a young patient with familial hypercholesterolemia


Tok M., Guvener M., Cekirge S., Pasaoglu I.

VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES, cilt.37, ss.87-89, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1024/0301-1526.37.1.87
  • Dergi Adı: VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.87-89

Özet

We present a patient suffering from homozygous familial hypercholesterotemia, who developed coronary artery disease in the age of 15 treated with three vessels coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) operation. 7 years after CABG surgery symptomatic bilateral carotid artery stenoses were observed. Both internal carotid arteries were stented. The combination of pharmacologic therapy with life-long LDL-apheresis is the current treatment of choice.