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Carotid Artery Surgery - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You are having surgery to remove plaque (say plak) of fat and other deposits blocking your carotid artery. Your carotid artery is the main artery in your neck that supplies blood to your brain. These deposits could break free and flow into the brain causing a stroke or mini stroke. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Blood, Heart and Circulation
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Surgery and Procedures
  • Pain,
  • Cholesterol,
  • Recovery,
  • Surgery,
  • Post-op,
  • Neck,
  • Incision,
  • Stroke,
  • Management,
  • TIA,
  • Fat,
  • Surgical,
  • Vascular,
  • Endarterectomy,
  • CEA,
  • Plaque,
  • Mini
  • Adults,
  • Older Adults
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
January 14, 2021
Reproduction Rights:
Images copyright Fraser Health and courtesy Calgary Health
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