Duke's Cerebrovascular Center offers innovative treatments to clear narrowed carotid arteries in the brain. This narrowing is known as carotid stenosis.
Plaque build-up or artherosclerotic disease can cause the carotid arteries to narrow. The narrowed arteries lessen the blood flow to the brain and increase the risk of stroke as blood clots form in the arteries and travel to the brain.
Duke offers both carotid endarterectomy and angioplasty and stenting to treat carotid stenosis.
Your doctors carefully consider your medical history and the condition of your arteries before deciding which treatment option to pursue.
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At the Duke Cerebrovascular Center, we base our treatments of carotid stenosis on the most current clinical research studies.
We carefully consider recommendations made from these studies as we seek to offer our patients innovative procedures and the most current therapies.
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