Term: Carotid Endarterectomy
Last Updated: 2007-08-28
Also called carotid artery surgery, it is the surgical removal of plaque from the carotid artery, to improve blood flow to the brain. Defined using ICD-9-CM procedure code 3812.
- International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, with Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM)
- De Coster C, Chateau D, Dahl M, Soodeen RA, McKeen N. Waiting Times for Surgery, Manitoba 1999/2000 to 2003/04. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)
- Metge C, Chateau D, Prior H, Soodeen R, De Coster C, Barre L. Composite Measures/Indices of Health and Health System Performance. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2009. [Report] [Summary] (View)
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