Carotid Artery Stenting

What is Carotid artery stenting? The carotid artery is the artery that carries fresh blood from the heart to the neck, the face, and the head including the anterior brain. Two carotid arteries arise from the aorta, the large artery in the chest that comes directly from the left heart; one runs through the right […]

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Preparing patients for interventional radiological procedures

Most interventional radiological (IR) procedures are safe and help patients immensely, but sometimes they are associated with complications. Some complications are inherent to the nature of a procedure, while some are not and are preventable by taking some precautions before, during, and after a procedure.  Here, I offer general guidelines to physicians and patients on […]

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