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*  Amaurosis fugax
"Beneficial effect of carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients with high-grade carotid stenosis. North American ... and a carotid endarterectomy considered based on the location and grade of the stenosis. Generally, if the carotid artery is ... Most episodes of amaurosis fugax are the result of stenosis of the ipsilateral carotid artery. With that being the case, ... However, a severely atherosclerotic carotid artery may also cause amaurosis fugax due to its stenosis of blood flow, leading to ...
*  Carotid stenting
... stenosis of the carotid artery, or are asymptomatic with >80% stenosis of the internal carotid artery. Carotid stenting may be ... when carotid endarterectomy is considered too risky. Carotid artery stenosis can present with no symptoms or with symptoms such ... Features that favor carotid stenting include non-atherosclerotic cause of the stenosis (fibrodysplasia, radiation, early post- ... "Health-related quality of life after carotid stenting versus carotid endarterectomy: Results from CREST (Carotid ...
*  Common carotid artery
Carotid stenosis may occur in patients with atherosclerosis. The intima-media thickness of the carotid artery wall is a marker ... Common carotid artery Right and left common carotid arteries Head and neck anatomy Carotid sheath Carotid sinus Carotid body ... Common carotid artery - right view Brachial plexus and common carotid artery Common carotid artery ... The common carotid artery is contained in a sheath known as the carotid sheath, which is derived from the deep cervical fascia ...
*  Carotid artery stenosis
The carotid artery divides into the internal carotid artery and the external carotid artery. The internal carotid artery ... Carotid endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke or death from carotid emboli by about half. For people with stenosis but no ... Carotid artery stenosis is a narrowing or constriction of any part of the carotid arteries, usually caused by atherosclerosis. ... In selected trial participants with asymptomatic severe carotid artery stenosis, carotid endarterectomy reduces the risk of ...
*  Tympanosclerosis
Ferri M, Faggioli GL, Ferri GG, Pirodda A (June 2004). "Is carotid stenosis correlated with tympanosclerosis". International ...
*  Stefan D. Anker
"Randomized Trial of Stent versus Surgery for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis". New England Journal of Medicine. 374 (11): 1011- ...
*  Tocotrienol
"Antioxidant effects of tocotrienols in patients with hyperlipidemia and carotid stenosis". Lipids. 30 (12): 1179-83. doi: ...
*  Andrew Nicolaides
He was the organiser and coordinator of the multicentre Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) prospective ... Nicolaides, A: "The Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) study. Aims and results of quality control.", ... results from the asymptomatic carotid stenosis and risk of stroke study.", Vascular, Vol. 13, Issue 4, Pages 211-21. ... "Carotid plaque characterization using digital image processing and its potential in future studies of carotid endarterectomy ...
*  American Academy of Neurology
Don't recommend CEA for asymptomatic carotid stenosis unless the complication rate is low (. ... Don't perform imaging of the carotid arteries for simple syncope without other neurologic symptoms. Don't use opioid or ...
*  Digital subtraction angiography
... including carotid artery stenosis, pulmonary embolisms, and acute limb ischaemia. Arterial stenosis, which is particularly ... and digital subtraction angiography in severe carotid stenoses" (PDF). European Journal of Neurology. 11: 774-5. doi:10.1111/j. ... It also helps detect and diagnose lesions in the carotid arteries, a potential cause of strokes. IV-DSA has also been useful in ... However, IV-DSA has been used successfully to study the vessels of the brain and heart and has helped detect carotid artery ...
*  HABP2
2003). "Marburg I polymorphism of factor VII--activating protease: a prominent risk predictor of carotid stenosis". Circulation ...
*  Watershed stroke
Often considered one of the safest ways to treat symptomatic carotid stenosis, carotid endarterectomy is a procedure by which a ... Microemboli can be common in some high-risk patients, such as those with carotid stenosis. However, in healthier patients ... During carotid angioplasty, an angiography cather with a small deflated balloon attached on the tip is advanced to a carotid ... which can lead to deformed red blood cells clogging blood vessels and impeding blood flow Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing ...
*  Neurosurgery
Endovascular neurosurgery utilizes endovascular image-guided procedures for the treatment of aneurysms, AVMs, carotid stenosis ... Microvascular techniques are used in EC-IC bypass surgery and in restoration carotid endarterectomy. The clipping of an ... nervous system infections including abscesses Spinal disc herniation Cervical spinal stenosis and Lumbar spinal stenosis ...
*  Transient ischemic attack
Carotid ultrasonography is often used to screen for carotid artery stenosis, as it is more readily available. However, all of ... Confirming a diagnosis of carotid artery stenosis is important because the treatment for this condition, carotid endarterectomy ... Also, carotid stenosis secondary to atherosclerosis narrowing the diameter of the lumen and thus limiting blood flow is another ... Individuals with carotid stenosis may present with TIA symptoms, thus labeled symptomatic, while others may not experience ...
*  Timeline of stroke
"Beneficial Effect of Carotid Endarterectomy in Symptomatic Patients with High-Grade Carotid Stenosis". The New England Journal ... In the 1960s carotid endarterectomy is greatly improved but is used mostly for stroke prevention and there is still no ... Reports of successful closures of injuries to the carotid arteries are documented. Early in the 20th century, most of the ... The earliest known stroke treatments start to happen, when surgeons begin performing surgery on the carotid arteries. Surgeons ...
*  David Sackett
Beneficial effect of carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients with high grade carotid stenosis. N Engl J Med 1991;325:445 ... Benefit of carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic moderate or severe stenosis. North American Symptomatic Carotid ... ISBN 0-316-76595-3. North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collaborators. ... carotid endarterectomy) prevented both stroke and death, and the ability of nurse practitioners to provide effective, high- ...
*  Long-term complications of standing
The authors also found that men with carotid stenosis or ischemic heart disease were at greater risk for the progression of ... 2000) the authors examined the relationship between standing at work and the progression of carotid atherosclerosis in men. ... This study provides evidence that hemodynamic changes from standing can influence the progressions of carotid atherosclerosis. ... Krause, N (2000). "Standing at work and progression of carotid atherosclerosis". Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & ...
*  Panoramic radiograph
Almog, DM; Illig, KA; Khin, M; Green, RM (2000). "Unrecognized carotid artery stenosis discovered by calcifications on a ... Friedlander, AH; Yueh, R; Littner, MR (1998). "The prevalence of calcified carotid artery atheromas in patients with ... Friedlander, AH; Friedlander, IK; Yueh, R; Littner, MR (1999). "The prevalence of carotid atheromas seen on panoramic ... Friedlander, AH; Garrett, NR; Norman, DC (2002). "The prevalence of calcified carotid artery atheromas on the panoramic ...
*  John David Spence
... that with intensive medical therapy most patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis cannot benefit from endarterectomy or ... Carotid Plaque Area: A Tool for Targeting and Evaluating Vascular Preventive Therapy Stroke. 2002;33:2916-2922 Stroke 1986; 17( ... Carotid Plaque Area: A Tool for Targeting and Evaluating Vascular Preventive Therapy Stroke. 2002;33:2916-2922 Stroke 1999;30: ... The effect of drug therapies on carotid plaque volume can now be evaluated in a very cost-effective way. Development of ...
*  Intra-aortic balloon pump
Severe aortic valve insufficiency Aortic dissection Severe aortoiliac occlusive disease and bilateral carotid stenosis The ... Preoperative use is suggested for high-risk patients such as those with unstable angina with stenosis greater than 70% of main ...
*  Doppler echocardiography
"Grading Carotid Stenosis Using Ultrasonic Methods," Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association, vol. 43, pp. 916-921, ... 2D velocity is useful even if complex flow conditions such as stenosis and bifurcation exist. There are two major methods of 2D ... It is the most needed information in some cases, such as diagnosing stenosis. There are mainly three methods of finding the ... such as those due to stenosis and/or bifurcation. Volumetric flow estimation requires integrating velocity across the vessel ...
*  Morning glory disc anomaly
MGDA can be associated with midline cranial defects and abnormal carotid circulation, such as carotid stenosis/aplasia or ... 2005). "Morning glory disc anomaly, midline cranial defects and abnormal carotid circulation: an association worth looking for ...
*  Weekend effect
... carotid stenosis, diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, hypertension, history of dyslipidemia, current smoking, and ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C14)
... carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.253.123.360 --- carotid stenosis MeSH C14.907.253.123.490 --- carotid- ... carotid artery diseases MeSH C14.907.253.123.331 --- carotid artery thrombosis MeSH C14.907.253.123.345 --- carotid artery ... carotid stenosis MeSH C14.907.137.372 --- fibromuscular dysplasia MeSH C14.907.137.427 --- leriche's syndrome MeSH C14.907. ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C14.907.253.535.500.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C14.907.253.535.500.350 --- ...
*  Carotid bruit
It may occur as the result of carotid artery stenosis (though some disagree); however, most carotid bruits, particularly those ... Likewise, a stenosis of greater than 90% may not be heard, as the flow may be too low.[citation needed] Many carotid bruits are ... The presence of a carotid bruit alone does not necessarily indicate the presence of stenosis, and the physical examination ... A carotid bruit is a systolic sound heard over the carotid artery area during auscultation. ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery (433.1) Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery (433.2) Occlusion and stenosis of ... 440) Atherosclerosis (440.1) Stenosis of renal artery (440.2) Peripheral Arterial Disease (440.21) Peripheral Arterial Disease ... Dissection of carotid artery (443.22) Dissection of iliac artery (443.23) Dissection of renal artery (443.24) Dissection of ... Occlusion and stenosis of precerebral arteries (433.0) ...
*  Ocular ischemic syndrome
Severe ipsilateral or bilateral carotid artery stenosis or occlusion is the most common cause of ocular ischemic syndrome. The ... internal carotid artery, and less frequently the external carotid artery. Other causes include: Takayasu's arteritis Giant cell ... If carotid occlusive disease results in ophthalmic artery occlusion, general ocular ischemia may result in retinal ... Those caused by a carotid artery embolism or occlusion have the potential for further stroke by detachment of embolus and ...