carotid stenosis

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carotid stenosis

Cardiovascular disease The partial occlusion of one or both carotid arteries, which is linked to an ↑ risk of strokes & CVAs. See Stroke.
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IPH was found in the absence of carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing, and was associated with an increased carotid artery wall volume as measured by 3-D MRI.
Arterial causes of pulsatile tinnitus include carotid artery stenosis, carotid occlusion, dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, a persistent stapedial artery, and an aberrant or lateralized internal carotid artery course.
History of cerebrovascular accident, hypertension, smoking, diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol (especially LDL), age over 60, female gender, and severe coronary artery disease are the most common risk factors associated with the occurrence of carotid artery stenosis (Sabeti, S.
Asymptomatic adults in the general population who have no history of stroke, transient ischemic attack, or neurologic signs or symptoms should not be screened for carotid artery stenosis, according to a U.
Lee et al (3) used bilateral BIS monitoring during general anaesthesia in patients with unilateral carotid artery stenosis.
They showed that a test called ocular pulse amplitude (OPA) could reliably detect carotid artery stenosis (CAS), a condition that clogs or blocks the arteries that feed the front part of the brain.
The authors focus on carotid artery stenosis ultrasound, peripheral arterial disease ankle--brachial index, 1-time atrial fibrillation electrocardiogram (ECG), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) ultrasound, hyperlipidemia, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), and coronary calcium scoring with computed tomography (CT) screenings.
Angiographically defined collateral circulation and risk of stroke in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis.
WHEN a blockage occurs it is called carotid artery stenosis, this is when the crucial arteries become narrowed.
The usefulness of carotid artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy for patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis remains uncertain.
Additional findings of interest were evinced in patients with carotid artery stenosis, (36) a narrowing of the main blood vessels supplying the brain.