Guidelines from various organizations for carotid endarterectomy of asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
The 3D, Time of Flight (TOF) extracranial MRA: Severe stenosis of the right internal carotid artery (I). E = external carotid artery, C = Common Carotid Artery
Carotid Endarterectomy Specimens (a) unopened right internal carotid artery
(b) opened right internal carotid artery, demonstrated severe stenosis and unstable plaque. I = Internal carotid artery, E = External carotid artery, C = Common Carotid artery
Carotid Endarterectomy with vein patch: the vein patch extended from the right internal carotid artery (I) to the right common carotid artery (C). E = External carotid artery.
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