Carotid artery stenosis

Here you'll find our current definition of the critical illness, additional condition or child specific condition we cover. We've also listed any previous definitions we may have had. With each new definition we've highlighted what's changed from the previous definition.

Current definition

March 2020 (ACC)

Carotid artery stenosis – of specified severity resulting in surgery

The undergoing of endarterectomy or angioplasty on the advice of a hospital consultant to treat narrowing of at least 50% of the carotid artery.

Previous definitions

No previous entries for this condition