Carotid Artery Disease News

9 Ways to Minimize Alzheimer's Disease Risk - Alzheimer's News Today



9 Ways to Minimize Alzheimer's Disease Risk 
Alzheimer's News Today
Carotid artery disease is a build-up of plaque in the carotid arteries, which are located in the neck. Blood flow to the brain through these arteries becomes more difficult if they become restricted. To avoid this, quit smoking, take up exercise, keep ...

 


No Screening Necessary for Asymptomatic Patient With Carotid Artery Stenosis - The Cardiology Advisor



The Cardiology Advisor
 
No Screening Necessary for Asymptomatic Patient With Carotid Artery Stenosis 
The Cardiology Advisor
Healthday News ? A vascular surgeon and primary care physician agree that an asymptomatic patient with cardiovascular risk and stenosis of 50% on screening carotid ultrasonography should not undergo carotid artery stenosis (CAS) screening, according ...

 


'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors - Medscape



'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors 
Medscape
Prevalence of chronic renal failure increased annually by 13%, carotid stenosis by 6%, and coronary artery disease by 1%. During the whole 10 years of the study, diabetes prevalence increased from 30.7% in 2004 to 37.5% in 2014 in all patients, with ...

 


Healthy classes, programs and screenings - Huntington Herald Dispatch



Healthy classes, programs and screenings 
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Parkinson's Disease Support Group, 6 p.m, Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center Resource Room. The Senior Services Department at Cabell Huntington Hospital invites anyone affected by Parkinson's Disease as a patient, caregiver or family member to ...

 


How new dental imaging can save the lives of your patients - Dentistry IQ



Dentistry IQ
 
How new dental imaging can save the lives of your patients 
Dentistry IQ
Carotid artery calcification is an important sign that allows early diagnosis of another "silent" disease leading to severe complications?carotid artery disease. Carotid artery disease is a narrowing of carotid arteries that reduces the blood flow ...

 


Body check, peripheral artery disease screenings Oct. 12 - South Platte Sentinel



Body check, peripheral artery disease screenings Oct. 12 
South Platte Sentinel
... by a board certified cardiologist; bone density screening (women only); PSA blood test (men only); peripheral arterial disease screening (ankle brachial index ? evaluation of leg circulation, carotid artery disease screening ? ultrasound of the ...

 


Fight Against Top Killer, Clogged Arteries, Garners Acclaimed NIH ... - Research Horizons



Research Horizons
 
Fight Against Top Killer, Clogged Arteries, Garners Acclaimed NIH ... 
Research Horizons
The fight to discover HDL cocktails that actually work against atherosclerosis, the #1 killer of our times, receives major funding.

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Russian study pits InspireMD's CGuard device against Abbott's Rx Acculink carotid stent - Mass Device



Mass Device
 
Russian study pits InspireMD's CGuard device against Abbott's Rx Acculink carotid stent 
Mass Device
?Having been aware of the very impressive data supporting the use of CGuard EPS for the treatment of carotid artery stenosis, we are excited to now have the opportunity to evaluate this system versus Abbott's Rx Acculink, which is widely used in Russia ...

 


Routine Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: One Yea, One Nay - MedPage Today



Routine Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: One Yea, One Nay 
MedPage Today
A vascular surgeon and a primary care doctor disagreed on the value of routine screening for carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in asymptomatic patients, but they agreed in published viewpoints that an older patient with moderate CAS would be not a good ...

 


Saving limbs and lives: What does a vascular surgeon do exactly? - The Exponent Telegram (press release)



The Exponent Telegram (press release)
 
Saving limbs and lives: What does a vascular surgeon do exactly? 
The Exponent Telegram (press release)
A stroke can occur when vascular disease develops in the carotid arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the brain. A vascular surgeon can perform an urgent procedure to clear the artery or monitor the level of blockages in the artery to decide ...