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Endarterectomy

Endarterectomy

Overview

Endarterectomy is a surgical procedure removing plaque material from the lining of an artery.

Review Date 2/12/2019

Updated by: Alireza Minagar, MD, MBA, Professor, Department of Neurology, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.