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When you need an operation... About Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid endarterectomy (care-rot'tid end-art-ter-rec'toe-me) is a surgical procedure that removes blockage from the carotid arteries, which are blood vessels located in the neck that supply blood to the brain.

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Ultrasound - Carotid What is Carotid Ultrasound Imaging?

A carotid ultrasound is also performed to: locate a hematoma, a collection of clotted blood that may slow and eventually stop blood flow. detect dissection of the carotid artery, a split between layers of the artery wall that may lead to obstruction of blood flow or a weakening of the wall of ...

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SURG 00001 - Carotid, Vertebral and Intracranial Artery ...

SURG 00001 - Carotid, Vertebral and Intracranial Artery Angioplasty with or without Stent Placement

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Corporate Medical Policy

Corporate Medical Policy Page 1 of 5 An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Carotid Intimal-Medial Thickness Study File Name: carotid_intimal_medial_thickness_study 12/2006 10/2011 10/2012 10/2011 Origination: Last CAP Review: Next CAP Review: Last Review ...

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Common Carotid Artery Occlusion: Evaluation with Duplex ...

Common Carotid Artery Occlusion: Evaluation with Duplex Sonography Yeu-Jhy Chang, Shinn-Kuang Lin, Shan-Jin Ryu, and Yau-Yau Wai PURPOSE: To demonstrate the efficacy of carotid duplex ultrasound to diagnose common carotid artery occlusion (CCAO) and to define the clinical features of CCAO.

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TORTUOSITY OF THE CAVERNOUS CAROTID

ABSTRACT: Am 7 Roenigenol 126:1203-1210, 1976 TORTUOSITY OF THE CAVERNOUS CAROTID ARTERIES CAUSINGSELLAR EXPANSION SIMULATING PITUITARY ADENOMA RICHARD D. ANDERSON' Tortuous, medially-displaced cavernous carotid arteries may cause sellar enlarge-mentwhich simulates pituitary adenoma.

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Vascular Lesions and Malformations

Traumatic Aneurysm of the Internal Carotid Artery: ALate Finding Presenting asa Mass in the Sphenoid Sinus Vascular Lesions and Malformations

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C IGNA M EDICAL C OVERAGE P OLICY

Carotid artery stenting is associated with increased complications in octogenarians: 30-day stroke and death rates in the CREST lead-in phase.

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Carotid Endarterectomy - An evidence-based review

Carotid Endarterectomy - An evidence-based review Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology S. Chaturvedi, MD; A. Bruno, MD; T. Feasby, MD; R. Holloway, MD, MPH; O. Benavente, MD; S.N. Cohen, MD; R. Cote, MD; D. Hess, MD; J. Saver, MD ...

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Routine MRImaging of the Internal Carotid Artery Siphon ...

359 Routine MRImaging of the Internal Carotid Artery Siphon: Angiographic Correlation with Cervical Carotid Lesions Michael Brant-Zawadzki1 Received August 23,1989; revision requested November 13,1989; revision received December 22,1989; accepted December 27,1980.

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