By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Identify anatomy pertinent to cerebral blood flow. 
  • Explain the importance of maintaining cerebral blood flow. 
  • State several relevant statistics related to the incidence of stroke in the United States (U.S.). 
  • List the common warning signs of stroke. 
  • Describe how a carotid stent procedure is performed. 
  • Explain the purpose of the different types of catheters used during a carotid stent procedure. 
  • Identify several methods for diagnosing carotid artery disease.



Target Audience

The target audience is interventional radiographers. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.