J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg.  2017 Jun;19(2):117-119. 10.7461/jcen.2017.19.2.117.

Intraoperative Common Carotid Artery Injury during Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Surgery

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. chungc@snu.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Neurosurgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam, Korea.
  • 3Neuroscience Research Institute, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul, Korea.
  • 4Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 5Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Seoul National University College of Natural Sciences, Seoul, Korea.
  • 6Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

There are a number of complications associated with ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) surgery. The authors present a rare case of iatrogenic common carotid artery injury during VPS surgery.

Keyword

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt; Common carotid artery injury; Complication

MeSH Terms

Carotid Artery, Common*
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt*
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