Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery of Horses: Evaluation of a Technique Designed to Prevent Epistaxis Caused by Guttural Pouch Mycosis
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The balloons were easily placed into the target site and produced immediate occlusion of retrograde flow from the cerebral arterial circle. All balloons remained inflated in their original position throughout the study period. Mature thrombus formation and absence of clinically significant inflammation were consistent findings in all occluded internal carotid arteries at gross necropsy and histologic examination.
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