Carotid endarterectomy

What is Carotid endarterectomy?

Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure used to reduce the risk of stroke, by correcting stenosis in the common carotid artery or internal carotid artery. Endarterectomy is the removal of material on the inside of an artery.

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Hello sir,dis s dr..rajkumari.my mom had an attack of cva 2 wks back.nw she recovered from dat.we did carotid doppler it shows there s >70% stenosis...

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The CVA she had is due to internal carotid artery disease she is having. So you have to treat the cause. So the...

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what does brain chronic ischemia mean i was recently diagnosed with this

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Brief Answer:
Poor blood supply. Carotid Endarterectomy or stent

Detailed Answer:
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Brain chronic ischemia is due to Prolonged insufficient...

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my mom had a CVA 1 3/4 weeks ago, she is going to have a R carotid endarterectomy on Nov. 9th and wants to fly from chicago to NY the first week of...

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I read your question carefully and I understand your concern.

Generally it is recommended to wait for a couple of weeks after an endarterectomy...

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