Latest Common carotid artery Stories
Removing one of the tiniest organs in the body has shown to provide effective treatment for high blood pressure.
A team of medical illustrators and neurological imaging experts has finally discovered how owls can almost fully rotate their heads without damaging the delicate blood vessels in their neck.
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a multicenter team of investigators have found that carotid artery stenting (CAS) is safe and effective in patients age 70 and older.
A new study shows that carotid artery stenting (CAS) following prior same-side carotid artery revascularization is safe, effective and results in lower incidences of in-hospital death, stroke and heart attack compared to first-time CAS for carotid artery stenosis.
Preventing a stroke by placing a stent in the carotid artery, a major artery of the head and neck, is a procedure that's skyrocketing in the United States, but the outcomes can be deadly if older patients are not in the right hands.
NATICK, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has completed patient enrollment in the ASTI post-market clinical follow-up study designed to evaluate its Adapt(TM) Monorail(TM) Carotid Stent System in combination with its FilterWire EZ(TM) Embolic Protection System for treatment of carotid artery disease in patients at high risk for carotid surgery.
Surgeons are narrowing the outcome of stroke for at least 10 years by safely operating on narrowed neck arteries.
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