Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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Carotid Artery Stenosis



Address:   Mrs. Kavitha. D
Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00024.4

ABSTRACT:
Mr. Rangarajan, 64 years who admitted in a private hospital with pain in right shoulder and numbness in right upper limb for the past two months. He is a chronic smoker for the 30 years. On the day of admission, he was hemodynamically stable. Investigations reveals HbA1C 6.6. Blood pressure was little high during hospitalization. Other. Echocardiogram shows 74% ejection fraction, adequate LV function, Cerebral angiogram reveals 70%-80% significant stenosis of left proximal internal carotid artery. MRI Brain Shows significant narrowing in origin of proximal left internal carotid artery. He was treated by anti-coagulants and anti lipidemics.
KEYWORDS:
Carotid artery stenosis refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries, Transient ischemic attack, Mini stroke, Brain attack.
Cite:
Kavitha. D. Carotid Artery Stenosis. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(1): 100-102.
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