More than 800,000 people each year have strokes -- the third leading killer of adults in the United States. Yet warning signs are often ignored. Even if stroke symptoms seem to pass, doctors say head to the emergency room immediately. It may save your lif
According to a new study published in JAMA, experience really does count when it comes to carotid artery stenting(CAS). And that may be a big problem, since the explosive growth in the procedure after gaining FDA approval in 2004 means that most current o
Preventing a stroke by placing a stent in the carotid artery, a major artery of the head and neck, is a procedure that's skyrocketing in the United States, but the outcomes can be deadly if older patients are not in the right hands.