Category Archives: Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid Artery Surgery Reno NV

Carotid Endarterectomy

When plaque builds in the carotid artery this can lead to a patient having a stroke. There is risk if the carotid artery is more than 70 percent blocked. A carotid endarterectomy can be performed to remove the plaque and restore normal blood flow. How is a carotid endarterectomy done? In this procedure, the patient […]

Carotid Endarterectomy Reno NV

When Your Arteries Harden

In Reno, and across America, we don’t follow the best advice for what we eat and how much we exercise. The result is atherosclerosis, also known as hardening of the arteries. When the arteries in question are the ones carrying blood to the heart, this is known as coronary artery disease, and that would be […]

Carotid Artery Surgery Reno NV

Clearing Plaque Buildup

When one of our patients is found to have up to 70 percent blockage inside their carotid artery, we may perform a carotid endarterectomy to restore normal blood flow. This procedure is usually recommended after a patient has suffered a transient ischemic attack or stroke. What causes the buildup? When a person has carotid artery […]

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