- Kategoria: Choroby rzadkie
- Opublikowano: sobota, 29.02.2020, 16:09
- Odsłony: 630
Hypertension is the most common and strongest risk factor for atherosclerosis, which is the cause of carotid artery stenosis. Women suffer from hypertension more often than men, but the frequency of organ complications is higher in men. Periodic assessment of a patient’s condition is important because carotid artery stenosis in many patients develops asymptomatic, not diagnosed early enough can cause stroke and permanent disability.
The high cost of stroke treatment, which is the most serious complication of carotid artery stenosis, can be reduced by promoting a Mediterranean diet.
Carotid artery stenosis, hypertension, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, Mediterranean diet.