video Arterial stenosis
In charge of Vascular Surgery Dept., Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
Stenosis is the definition of the restriction of the lumen caused by atherosclerotic plaque. The most important is that of the internal carotid artery, which may cause a cerebral embolism causing severe damages. The treatment can be standard or endovascular: the surgeon must opt for the best solution.