What's on the web on your pursuit, hobbies, interests and worries

Carotid news

Gains in Carotid Stenting Technology Could Increase the Treatment's Appeal

TCTMD - Feb 13, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, FL—What with no distinct advantage for carotid artery stenting (CAS) over carotid endarterectomy (CEA)—and today's availability of more aggressive medical therapy—it is unclear which approach to revascularization holds an edge, experts ...

Laser-based camera improves view of the carotid artery

Science Daily - Feb 12, 2017
The Michigan Medicine team used the instrument for a new application: acquiring high-quality images of possible stroke-causing regions of the carotid artery that may not be detected with conventional radiological techniques. Researchers generated ...

Signs of carotid artery disease and stroke

Fox17 - Feb 10, 2017
Stroke is a major cause of disability in the United States, and carotid disease is one of the few treatable causes of stroke. Over time, plaque build-up hardens and narrows the arteries, causing plaque to break off and interrupt the flow of oxygen-rich ...

Carotid - premium items on eBay

USED (LN) Carotid Duplex Ultrasonography: Extracranial and Intracranial (CD-ROM


ATL L10-5 38 MM Linear Array Probe for Small parts Carotid & Vascular (5749 )


NEW Carotid Artery Stenting: The Basics (Contemporary Cardiology)


>> Go to all great Carotid deals on eBay

Carotid books

Microsurgical Carotid Endarterectomy

This work features step-by-step instructions for carotid endarterectomy along with illustrations that depict many anatomical features and operative techniques essential to a successful outcome. Coverage includes: a review of the epidemiology, natural history and controversies of carotid stenosis; a discussion of the principles underlying diagnosis with both conventional and newer modalities, including magnetic resonance and MR angiography; preoperative evaluation considerations of the patient; current indications for selection and carotid endarectomy based on the results of recent and ongoing clinical trials; descriptions of intraoperative techniques intended to improve outcome, such as the use of barbiturates for cerebral protection, electrophysiological monitoring and transcranial Doppler sonography; and important aspects of anaesthetic management and postoperative care.
>> More info on Amazon

Function and Surgery of the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries

by: Ramon Berguer MD PhD

More than a procedural guide, the text represents a guide to decision-making—highlighting individual anatomy, patient screening, selection of procedure, surgical technique, avoidance of pitfalls, and management of potential complications.