In this four-minute video, Dr. Brajesh Lal discusses carotid stenting as an emerging technique in the treatment of carotid stenosis. Dr. Lal explains his pioneering research with this new treatment while providing an overview of the procedure and how it differs from traditional carotid endarterectomy, including how it is performed, what to expect during recovery and which patients can benefit from it. He talks about how this new procedure was developed and the positive outcomes physicians are seeing from patients on whom this procedure has been performed.
Dr. Lal concludes the interview by discussing the risks associated with the procedure and the importance of doctors and patients working together to decide which procedure is best suited for each individual.
This page was last updated: December 16, 2013