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Too much of a good thing: a case report detailing two instances of cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome

Colibaba, Alexandru; Calma, Aicee Dawn; Zhai, Shaun; Gawarikar, Yash; Lueck, Christian

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Objectives Cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome (CHS) is an uncommon but serious complication of carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Changes in mental status, headache, seizures and focal neurological deficits are common presenting symptoms1. The condition can occur up to 28 days after CEA. Impairment of cerebral vascular autoregulation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of the disease2. This study aims at presenting our experiences with CHS cases. Methods We conducted a retrospective review of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/225992
Source: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2017-316074.72
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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