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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2020, Volume : 8, Issue : 1
First page : ( 100) Last page : ( 102)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2020.00024.4

Carotid Artery Stenosis

Mrs. Kavitha D.*

Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore

*Corresponding Author E-mail: dkavikumar@gmail.com

Online published on 24 February, 2020.

Abstract

Case History

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.

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Keywords

Carotid artery stenosis refers to the narrowing of the carotid arteries, Transient ischemic attack, Mini stroke, Brain attack.

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