Carotid Endarterectomy

Overview:

In this five-minute video, Dr. Brajesh Lal discusses a procedure known as carotid endarterectomy, a treatment option for the removal of plaque from the carotid artery. Some of the topics Dr. Lal addresses in this video include how the procedure is performed, the risks to the patient, and the recovery process.

Dr. Lal also details the three components needed to perform a successful carotid endarterectomy, including excellent pre-operative diagnosis, operative technique and peri-operative care. He talks about how the Vascular Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center meets all of these components as well as the unique benefits offered to patients who choose to seek this treatment at UMMC.

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This page was last updated: March 6, 2014

         
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