Stroke-Related Dementia (cont.)
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The goal of surgery is to improve the flow of blood in the blood vessels of the brain. An example is carotid endarterectomy, an operation to remove a blockage from a carotid artery, one of a pair that comprises the main arteries leading to the brain. Not everyone is a candidate for these operations.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/1/2015
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Nicholas Y Lorenzo, MD
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Helmi L Lutsep, MD
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