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What Is Carotid Endarterectomy?

What Is Carotid Endarterectomy?

This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the carotid arteries, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of carotid stenosis, including the benefits and risks of surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute. NOTE: The tutorial requires a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial. You will also need an Acrobat Reader, available as a free download, in order to view the Reference Summary.

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