Treatment & Procedures


Hemorrhagic Stroke
Surgery and Other Procedures
Aneurysm Treatments - Aneurysm Coiling - Aneurysm Clipping AVM Treatment
Hemorrhagic Stroke
 
Carotid Antioplasty & Stenting

The doctor performing the procedure introduces a catheter into the femoral artery of the groin. The catheter is guided through the aorta and into the carotid artery under fluoroscopic control. (Figure A). Frequently a special ‘umbrella’ on a wire (distal-protection device or DPD) is first placed above the plaque to catch any debris or loose plaque that may become loose before it travels into the brain.

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Carotid Stenting
Carotid Stenting
Carotid Stenting
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