RESULTS Carotid Endarterec­tomy (6)

CAROTID ENDARTEREC­TOMY: Sur­gi­cal tech­nique to remove ath­er­o­scle­rotic plaque and fatty deposits from the carotid artery in order to restore blood flow to the brain. This pre­ven­ta­tive pro­ce­dure sig­nif­i­cantly reduces the risk of future stroke.

Source: National Insti­tute of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders and Stroke

Carotid Endarterec­tomy : The fol­low­ing are avail­able in the Resource Cen­tre or online.
Carotid Endarterec­tomy (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Health Link BC. 2011. Canada.
Carotid Artery Surgery (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Med­line­Plus. 2012. USA.
Carotid Endarterec­tomy (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Cleave­land Clinic. 2015. USA.
Ques­tions and Answers About Carotid Endarterec­tomy (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
National Insti­tute of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders and Stroke. 2012. USA.
What Is Carotid Endarterec­tomy? (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
Amer­i­can Heart Asso­ci­a­tion. 2007. USA.
What is Carotid Endarterec­tomy? (Fact Sheets Full Text Online)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Insti­tute. 2010. USA.

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