Carotid artery disease

Resource type: Information leaflet

Publication type: Publication

February 2017
Resource type

Front of leafletMost 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 leaflet explains how carotid artery disease develops, how it is diagnosed and how it may be treated.

Document date

Next review due
April 2017