Carotid endarterectomy; CAS; Endarterectomy – carotid artery; Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty – carotid artery; PTA – carotid artery
Definition of Carotid artery surgery
Carotid artery surgery is a procedure to restore proper blood flow to the brain.
Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/10/2010