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  • Blood flow reversal device helps reduce stroke risk for carotid artery surgery add to reading list  

    Posted on October 20, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    Updated Monday, Oct 21 at 12:40 PM

    Austin-- One of the biggest fears for surgeons operating on the carotid artery in the neck is dislodging plaque. If that happens it's only a short distance to the brain where it can cause a stroke. A new device in clinical trial prevents that.

    By JIM BERGAMO / KVUE News and photojournalist JOHN FISHER
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