As carotid plaques thicken, narrowing the flow of blood to the brain, the risk of stroke increases. The gold standard for reducing this risk has been endarterectomy, a surgical procedure that involves a fairly substantial incision, anesthesia and recovery time.
Can stem cells mend a broken heart? Which approach to managing carotid stenosis is the best option to help which patients avoid a stroke?
You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!
Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: