Fatty Waxy Deposits can form in the carotid arteries, impacting blood flow to the brain. This condition is called carotid artery disease. Blockage in blood flow to the brain can lead to a lack of oxygen in the brain and cause a stroke. This block or deposit is removed surgically by clearing the blockages or placing a stent. Carotid artery surgery is major surgery and should be done with the expertise of an able and experienced surgeon.
Calwin is touted as one of the leading Cardiac Care hospitals. You can ask us about any doubt you may have about carotid artery stenting.
Carotid Stenting usually takes about 1-2 hours, but may take longer in some circumstances.
No, You won’t feel the Stent inside of you.