Carotid Stenosis(CAD/Stroke)

Symptoms of CAD/ STROKE

  • Sudden Numbness or weakness
  • Trouble Speaking and / or Vision Issues
  • Dizziness and / or loss of balance
  • Facial drooping

Treatment Options

Study Available by Dr. Office

  • Ultrasound imaging
  • CT or MR angiogram
  • Carotid Angioplasty / Stenting

        The surgeon inflates a tiny balloon to open the narrowed area and, in some cases, places a stent to keep vessel open for longer periods of time.

  • Carotid Endarectomy 

            Most common treatment that requires the surgeon to make a cut along the front of neck to remove the arteries inner lining.

  • TCAR – Transcarotid artery revascularization

                Minimally invasive procedure that can clear blockages and open a narrowed carotid artery.



Benefits of treatment with Vein and Artery Surgical Consultants

Less invasive treatment other than surgery

Outpatient Center

Faster recovery

Convenient locations around San Antonio

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