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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But advances in diagnostics and treatment of carotid artery stenosis (a narrowing of the carotid arteries) can often allow physicians to keep oxygen-rich blood flowing to the brain with increasingly lower risks to the patients.
Besides the setting of a randomized controlled trial for asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid artery stenosis, there is little information about the rate of restenosis after carotid endarterectomy in Hispanics.
Duplex ultrasonography to detect clinically significant carotid artery stenosis in asymptomatic patients is not helpful and is likely to cause harm.
After stent placement, the frequency of depressive symptoms dropped from 34% to 10% among patients with high-grade carotid artery stenosis, reported Dr.
The reported incidence of radiation-induced carotid artery stenosis ranges from 30 to 50%.
Carotid artery stenosis (CAS) has been found to be a major cause of ischemic stroke and is thought to cause about 20 per cent of the two million strokes in the US and Europe.
Patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis of greater than 60% also benefit from CE (Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study, 1995).
Carotid artery stenosis and subsequent emboli can cause ischemia.
The category of carotid artery stenosis defined by the duplex scan is selected from the left vertical column.
Doctors have long known that patients with carotid artery stenosis, narrowed blood vessels in the neck, are at significant risk for a stroke.
Inflammatory markers in patients with internal carotid artery stenosis.