Harvard Heart Letter

Treating narrowed arteries in the neck

The buildup of plaque deposits in the carotid arteries of the neck can block blood flow to the brain and cause a stroke. The arteries can be unclogged either with carotid endarterectomy surgery or placement of a stent.

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