• Carotid artery disease is also known as carotid artery stenosis or carotid stenosis
  • Most people with carotid artery disease do not experience any symptoms
  • Carotid artery disease can be treated by surgery or stenting
  • Before and after surgery for carotid artery disease there are some steps that you should take

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  • In peripheral arterial disease, the arteries become narrow and cause a lack of circulation
  • Most commonly, PAD is caused by a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries
  • Choosing a treatment for PAD depends on a number of factors
  • Before and after treatment there are some steps that you should take

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  • An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a dilatation or ballooning of the major artery in the abdomen
  • An AAA can develop if the wall of the aorta has become weak
  • The larger an AAA is, the more likely it is to rupture
  • Rupture of an AAA can be fatal, so aneurysms at risk of rupture are recommended to be repaired
  • Knowing what to do before and after treatment is important

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  • A leg ulcer is an area of the leg where the skin has broken and is slow to heal
  • Leg ulcers can be caused by problems in the veins or arteries of the legs
  • Treatment for leg ulcers will vary depending on the cause of the ulcers
  • It is important to look after yourself after your treatment

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