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Carotid Artery Stenting vs Carotid Artery Surgery: Is there a Difference? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook If you have a carotid stenosis you could be at an increased risk for a stroke. Carotid artery surgery (carotid endarterectomy) has been the treatment of choice for many years.  Carotid artery...
Non Invasive Eye Test Can Accurately Detect Carotid Artery Stenosis–Condition That Makes People Vulnerable to Strokes by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven . They showed that a test called ocular pulse amplitude (OPA) can reliably detect carotid artery stenosis (CAS), a condition... amplitude is a reliable, safe screening test for carotid artery stenosis,” said lead researcher Pascal Bruno...
Carotid Artery Stenting Can Prevent Strokes by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook ) and fifty percent of these ischemic strokes are caused by a significant carotid artery (neck artery leading... trials performed over the past twenty years have demonstrated the superiority of carotid artery surgery...
Should Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis Be Treated? by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Whether or not patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis should be treated... to how to best prevent stroke from this type of heart disease. Carotid artery stenosis is a sign of cardiovascular...
Carotid artery plaques form later in life, related to insulin levels by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor of atherosclerotic plaques in carotid arteries by taking advantage of Carbon-14 (14C) residues in the atmosphere... short and late time period in life of 3-5 years. The investigators collected carotid plaques...
Carotid ultrasound effective alternative to coronary angiography by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor - A simple, inexpensive and noninvasive carotid artery ultrasound of the neck can be used as a preliminary... from contrast material and radiation exposure. In the study, patients underwent the noninvasive carotid artery...
Are Eggs Really As Bad For Your Arteries as Cigarettes? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional . Exercise reduces thickness of the carotid arterial wall.  It doesn’t get much clearer than that. Exercise... by (with less hysterical capitalization) “May increase carotid plaque build-up.” So what are we looking...
Do We Need MRI Monitoring of Carotid Atherotic Plaque to Assess Statin Treatment? by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert in point is a recent article discussing the use of MRIs to assess the response of carotid artery atheromas..., showing the amount of cholesterol within the plaque....The scans were done on patients’ carotid arteries...
ASA: Carotid Stenting Ma ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor than carotid endarterectomy in patients with carotid artery stenosis in the months after the procedure... randomly assigned patients with carotid artery stenosis to carotid artery stenting or carotid...
Coronary Artery Scanning vs Primary Prevention by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven state of knowledge regarding the use of coronary artery scanning and its impact upon primary prevention... to onset of intima media thickness which precedes atherosclerosis.  Carotid ultrasound can determine...

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