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CREST Trial -Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Just Want to Talk, Jul 15, 2011

Carotid artery disease increases your risk of stroke. Plaque builds up in the arteries in the neck, and if some breaks away it could travel to your brain and cut of blood flow. But results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine give doctors the information they need to choose the best preventive procedures for their patients.

Tags: tech, stroke, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge, Crest, treatment

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