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Carotid Artery Blockage Surgery – When Is It Required?

Carotid Artery BlockageCarotid arteries on either side of your neck bring blood to the major frontal part of the brain and face. Carotid artery blockage narrows or sometimes totally blocks the artery reducing the supply of blood to the brain. This can result in a stroke or brain attack which occurs when the brain does not receive oxygen rich blood for more than 3 to 6 hours.