Carotid artery disease, also called carotid artery stenosis, is the narrowing of the carotid arteries, usually caused by atherosclerosis. There are two common carotid arteries, one on each side of neck. They each divide into internal and external carotid arteries.
Vascular Surgery is a specialty dealing with diseases affecting the vascular system including diseases of arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels with the exception of the diseases of the vessels of the heart, lungs and brain. The vascular system is the