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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
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Carotid Artery Stenosis
Mrs. Kavitha. D
Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore
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.
Carotid artery stenosis refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries, Transient ischemic attack, Mini stroke, Brain attack.
Kavitha. D. Carotid Artery Stenosis. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2020; 8(1): 100-102.
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