Estenosis carotídea; radiografía de la arteria izquierda

El arteriograma carotídeo es un estudio de rayos X que sirve para determinar si existe una estrechez u otra anomalía en la arteria carótida, que es la arteria principal que va al cerebro. Este es un angiograma de la arteria carótida común izquierda (vista lateral, frontal y anterior) que muestra una estrechez severa (estenosis) de la arteria carótida interna justo más allá de la división de la arteria carótida común hacia las ramas internas y externas.Estenosis carotídea; radiografía de la arteria izquierda

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Last reviewed 5/15/2013 by John A. Daller, MD, PhD., Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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