Management of Patient Undergoing Carotid Stenting

  • Shilpa RaoEmail author


Carotid artery atherosclerosis and the resulting stenosis is one of the major and important causes of stroke. Early recognition of symptoms and treatment is appropriate to minimize long-term morbidity. Carotid artery stenting is one of the surgical techniques employed to treat this condition. This problem-based learning discussion highlights the high-risk patient population, appropriate preoperative risk stratification, and intraoperative neuromonitoring and anesthetic considerations for carotid artery stenting.


Carotid artery stenosis Carotid artery stenting Preoperative cardiac risk stratification Anesthetic goals for carotid artery stenting Neuromonitoring techniques 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Neuroanesthesiology, Department of AnesthesiologyYale School of Medicine, Yale New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA

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