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Csaba Csobay-Novák Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Zsuzsanna Járányi Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Edit Dósa Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Kálmán Hüttl Heart Center, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

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Abstract

Free-floating thrombus (FFT) of the internal carotid artery, which is almost always symptomatic and is usually discovered by ultrasound or angiography performed after a transient cerebrovascular event, is a highly uncommon diagnosis. Here, we report a case of an asymptomatic freefloating internal carotid artery thrombus most probably caused by an atherosclerotic plaque rupture. It was detected by carotid ultrasound and was treated with eversion endarterectomy without any neurologic complications. Six weeks after surgery, the patient is doing well.

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2019  
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H-index
11
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Journal Rank
0,220
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Quartile Score
Medicine (miscellaneous) Q3
Scopus
Cite Score
155/133=1,2
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Cite Score Rank
General Medicine 199/529 (Q2)
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SNIP
0,343
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Cites
206
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Interventional Medicine and Applied Science
Language English
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Year of
Foundation
2009
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changed title
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Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
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Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
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Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
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Publisher
Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 2061-1617 (Print)
ISSN 2061-5094 (Online)

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