GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- There's a new life-saving procedure that's helping patients at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.
The procedure is called TCAR, for transcarotid artery revascularization, and it works by opening up blocked carotid arteries without the risk of the blockage in those arteries from traveling to the brain.
"This new procedure TCAR now it looks very promising in terms of, especially for people who are at high risk for having surgery, people who are over 75 years old or that have other things concerning for a surgery TCAR is excellent and excellent option for them," Dr. Slaikeu said, who is one of 100 surgeons across the country trained in this new procedure.
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