Carotid endarterectomy: Endarterectomy (a surgical procedure designed to clean out material occluding an artery) done on the carotid artery (a major artery in the neck that supplies blood to the brain) to restore normal blood flow through it to the brain and prevent a stroke.
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Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove deposits of fat, called plaque, from the carotid arteries in the neck.
Description of Carotid Endarterectomy, the procedure to remove fatty plaque from neck arteries. Recommendations from the American Heart Association.
Carotid Endarterectomy. What is a carotid endarterectomy? A carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure in which a ...
A backgrounder with questions and answers about carotid endarterectomy.