Actor Rajinikanth has been hospitalised following an episode of giddiness. He was thoroughly evaluated and was advised to undergo a Carotid Artery revascularization. Procedure was performed successfully today. He is likely to be discharged from the hospital after few days, a bulletin from Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, read.
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes plaque from the inside of your carotid artery in order to restore normal blood flow to your brain. A surgeon will make an incision on your neck, access the affected artery, open it, and remove the plaque buildup.