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surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

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Microembolisms, macroembolisms, and increased or decreased blood flow to the brain as a result of internal carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA) may lead to ischemic and/or hyperperfiision brain damage(3-5).
Complete report on Carotid Endarterectomy market spread across 102 pages providing 29 company profiles and 122 tables and figures is available at http://www.
Carotid artery stenting is rapidly replacing endarterectomy and is increasingly emerges as an excellent alternative to endarterectomy for patients with carotid stenosis, especially in those patients deemed to be at higher risk for endarterectomy14,15.
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has been demonstrated as the most effective treatment for patients with symptomatic high-grade stenosis of the internal carotid artery (ICA).
The safety of carotid endarterectomy in diabetic patients: clinical predictors of adverse outcome.
1271 patients were in the carotid artery stenting arm and 1251 in the carotid endarterectomy arm.
The pulmonary endarterectomy procedure is performed during total circulatory arrest under conditions of profound hypothermia (18-20[degrees]C).
This review provides evidence to support a policy that patients and surgeons can choose from either GA or loco-regional approach, depending on the clinical situation and their own preferences since the risk of stroke and death during, or soon after, surgery did not differ significantly between the two types of anaesthetic technique during carotid endarterectomy.
Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MED-CAC) members voted last month that they are only moderately confident that there is adequate evidence to determine which interventions - carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA), carotid artery stenting (CAS) or best medical treatment - to use for different patient groups within the overall Medicare population.
When the carotid arteries narrow due to plaque build-up, patients basically have two intervention options: angioplasty with stenting to help open up the artery, and surgery, known as endarterectomy, to remove the plaque.
Across the UK, 40% of patients undergo the operation on their neck arteries, which is known as a carotid endarterectomy.
Broad based health care company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) on Friday announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the RX ACCULINK Carotid Stent System for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease who are at standard risk of adverse events from carotid endarterectomy (surgery).
Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians: comparison of outcomes in younger patients, the Fundacion Cardio Infantil experience.