Alina Popa, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Alina Popa

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Carotid stenosis

I. What every physician needs to know. The proximal internal carotid artery and the carotid bifurcation are the locations most frequently affected by carotid atherosclerosis. Atheromatous plaque at the carotid bifurcation results in luminal narrowing, also known as carotid stenosis. This process can lead to ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in the carotid…

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