Stroke

Surgery and Vascular Procedures

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1. In a carotid endarterectomy, the surgeon




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In a carotid endarterectomy, the surgeon removes fatty deposits, or plaque, from inside one of the carotid arteries. The procedure is performed to prevent stroke. The carotid arteries are located in the neck and are the main suppliers of blood to the brain.