Carotid artery disease

Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Publication

November 2017
Resource type

Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery. A common cause of this is disease in the large carotid arteries in the front of your neck.

This guide explains how carotid artery disease develops, how it is diagnosed and how it may be treated.

Document date

Next review due
April 2019