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Carotid Artery Diseases Summary

Description: Pathological conditions involving the CAROTID ARTERIES, including the common, internal, and external carotid arteries. ATHEROSCLEROSIS and TRAUMA are relatively frequent causes of carotid artery pathology.

Also Known As: Arterial Diseases, Carotid; Arterial Diseases, Common Carotid; Arterial Diseases, External Carotid; Arterial Diseases, Internal Carotid; Atherosclerotic Disease, Carotid Show All >>

Networked: 1754 relevant articles (65 outcomes, 415 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Carotid Artery Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fibrinogen (Factor I) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : FDA 1
  2. C-Reactive Protein : 2 outcomes 15 studies in 65 results : IBA
  3. Cholesterol : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 69 results : IBA
  4. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein) : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 50 results : IBA
  5. LDL Cholesterol : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 52 results : IBA
  6. Pravastatin (Pravachol) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 12 results : FDA 19 Generic
  7. Hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 372 Generic
  8. Isradipine (Dynacirc) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 4 Generic
  9. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome 18 studies in 51 results : IBA
  10. Arsenic : 1 outcome 7 studies in 12 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Carotid Artery Diseases

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Carotid Stenosis (Carotid Artery Stenosis)
  3. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  4. Atherosclerotic Plaque (Atheroma)
  5. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
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Key Therapies for Carotid Artery Diseases

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  1. Carotid Endarterectomy : 19 outcomes 86 studies in 213 results
  2. Endarterectomy (Thromboendarterectomy) : 5 outcomes 18 studies in 81 results
  3. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 4 outcomes 9 studies in 52 results
  4. Stents : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 35 results
  5. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 52 results
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