Frequently Asked



It is normal for carotid artery disease patients and their loved ones to have many questions regarding the condition and carotid artery disease treatment options.  Please view our carotid artery disease video FAQs to answer some of the most common questions about choosing a carotid artery blockage treatment option that is right for you.

Carotid Artery Disease Informational Videos

What is Carotid Artery Disease?

Dr. Shah provides an overview in a brief video on what is carotid artery disease, how does it impact blood flow and what risks exist, such as stroke.

How Can You Reduce Your Risk of Carotid Artery Disease?

A video featuring Dr. Stoner providing a look at how you can reduce your risk of carotid artery disease by doing things, such as: controlling of hypertension, lowering your cholesterol, controlling diabetes and other areas are discussed.

When Do I Need Surgery for Carotid Artery Disease?

Dr. Kokkosis discusses in a short video the narrowing (stenosis) percentages that physicians become concerned about an increased risk of stroke and how that helps guide carotid artery surgery decisions.

What are the Risk Factors for Carotid Artery Disease?

View a video with Dr. Aranson as he discusses carotid artery disease risk factors.

Choosing a Carotid Artery Stenosis Treatment Option

What are Treatment Options for Patients with Carotid Artery Disease?

Watch Dr. Kansal in a video about carotid artery treatment options and what the procedures entail.

How Do Surgeons Decide Which Carotid Procedure to Perform?

Learn how Dr. Schneider evaluates risks and benefits of carotid artery surgery.

How Do Surgeons Weigh Risk & Benefit of Carotid Artery Disease Treatment?

Watch as Dr. Kokkosis explains why surgeons only intervene when they know they can reduce the risk of stroke in patients – the goal is to maximize the benefit and reduce the risk.

What is Carotid Endarterectomy?

Dr. Schneider explains the Carotid Endarterectomy procedure, walks us through the primary concern of stroke, and what surgeons do to minimize this risk during surgery.

The TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) Procedure Videos

What is TransCarotid Artery Revascularization?

Watch a short video detailing the carotid artery procedure known as TransCarotid Artery Revascularization, including how TCAR helps prevent stroke, with Dr. Kashyap.

Which Patients Benefit Most from TCAR?

In this video Dr. Kokkosis provides an overview of the types of patients who benefit from the carotid artery stenosis procedure known as TCAR.

What Happens During the TCAR Procedure?

 Learn from Dr. Jim on how TCAR, an advanced minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of carotid artery blockages, works.

What Do Patients Think About TCAR?

Hear in a video from Dr. Leal how patients feel about their TCAR procedure.

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