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Purring or blowing sound caused by blood flowing over the rough surface of one or both carotid arteries.
Prolonged interruption in the flow of blood through one of the arteries supplying the brain.
Circulation formed by smaller blood vessels branching off from or near larger occluded vessels.
The surgical removal of the atherosclerotic (fatty deposits) plaque lining an artery.
Neurologic impairment of a person's ability to understand spoken and written language.
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