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Among patients undergoing evaluation for coronary artery bypass surgery, stroke neurologists are frequently consulted when the patient also has severe carotid artery stenosis. In a small number of th ...


New guideline, published in the Neurology, has updated the 1990 AAN ( American Academy of Neurology ) statement on carotid endarterectomy. Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that remov ...


Patients who undergo combined heart bypass surgery and carotid endarterectomy, the most commonly used stroke prevention surgery, significantly increase their chances of death or stroke, according to a ...


Women suffer more disabling strokes than men and need to become better aware of their unique risk factors, according to recommendations released by the American Heart Association ( AHA ) and the Ameri ...