Carotid Angioplasty/Stenting

A therapeutic measure offered to patients with Carotid Stenosis/Occlusion who have high medical/surgical risks, recurrent stenosis after Endarterectomy or radiation induced carotid stenosis.

In this endovascular treatment for carotid stenosis, a catheter is threaded up to thesite of the diseased artery, a tiny balloon is inflated at the end of the catheter to open the narrowed area and a metal stent is inserted to keep the artery from narrowing.

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