- Experience. Mayo Clinic vascular surgeons, neurosurgeons and cardiologists have experience performing carotid angioplasty and stenting to treat carotid artery disease, placing around 900 stents annually.
- Cutting-edge research. Mayo Clinic doctors are directly involved in research into the treatment of carotid stenosis, most notably in leading the CREST and CREST2 trials.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery and for heart and heart surgery.
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