Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid Artery Disease

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Experience specialized care for Carotid Artery Disease at IBS Hospital. Our expert team combines medical knowledge with compassionate support, providing tailored treatments for your individual needs. From cutting-edge therapies to comprehensive guidance, we stand by your side, dedicated to enhancing your well-being and quality of life.

What is Carotid Artery Disease?

Carotid artery disease involves an obstruction in the carotid artery, which supplies oxygenated blood to the head. This can lead to decreased blood flow to the brain, causing oxygen and nutrient deprivation.

Recognising the Symptoms of Carotid Artery Disease

Symptoms develop slowly and may include:

  • Weakness or numbness
  • Speech difficulties
  • Vision problems
  • Dizziness or unconsciousness
  • Sudden severe headache

What causes Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease results from plaque accumulation in the artery walls, often associated with:

  • Unmanaged blood pressure
  • Excessive tobacco use
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Family history of carotid artery disease

Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Disease

Diagnosis involves medical history evaluation and imaging modalities:

  • Ultrasound
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • CT/MR angiography

Management / Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease at IBS Hospital

Treatment options include:

  • Carotid Endarterectomy: Repairing the damaged artery section using a graft.
  • Carotid Angioplasty and stenting: Minimally invasive technique using catheterization

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