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carotid

either one of the two principal arteries that supply blood to the head and neck
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In 1984, an expert panel was convened to develop ratings of the appropriateness of carotid endarterectomy for a wide range of possible indications (Merrick, Fink, Brook, et al.
Carotid endarterectomy remains the gold standard for treatment.
Efficacy of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
Small, unruptured intracranial aneurysms and management of symptomatic carotid artery stenosis: North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Group.
Printed patient teaching materials regarding stroke risks, modifiable risk factors, and carotid endarterectomy are also available through the ASA's Get with the Guidelines Program (www.
A number of studies have shown that rates of carotid endarterectomy are significantly lower among African Americans (Elixhauser, Harris, and Coffey 1994; Escarce et al.
Crenshaw and his associates compared 30-day clinical outcomes and hospital costs for 174 patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and 132 who underwent carotid artery stenting (CAS) with embolic protection at a single tertiary care institution during January 2008 to September 2010.
Most patients with carotid artery disease are treated with carotid endarterectomy, a surgical procedure involving an incision in the neck and removal of the plaque from the vessel walls.
We report a patient with a large middle cerebral artery aneurysm and coexistent carotid artery stenosis who underwent a successful carotid endarterectomy with endovascular repair of his aneurysm.
Studies of brain function following carotid endarterectomy have produced mixed results, and there is no consensus in the literature as to whether carotid intervention improves cognition.
The results were measured using magnified axial reconstructions, and the degree of stenosis was compared to the method used by the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trail.
Surgeons began clearing away such blockages, a procedure called carotid endarterectomy, in 1954.