Cerebrovascular Disease

Intro:

Carotid artery disease (CAD) Involves plaque build-up or hardening of the arteries in the blood vessels leading to directly to the brain.

Symptoms:

CAD can often go unrecognized for years and in some cases causes TIAs (aka mini strokes) or major strokes. Symptoms can include:

Risk Factors:

Diagnosis:

CAD is suspected based on clinical history and diagnosed with a non-invasive ultrasound or a CT scan.

Treatment:

Treatment of CAD is often multifactorial and includes:

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