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Latest Common carotid artery Stories

2013-09-04 11:43:41

Removing one of the tiniest organs in the body has shown to provide effective treatment for high blood pressure.

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2013-02-01 11:10:08

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.

2012-03-27 01:00:07

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.

2011-11-14 22:34:59

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.

2011-09-27 18:05:59

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.


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