Just to truly cement my knowledge of CEAs…. I checked out a couple of sources that cleared all the fuzziness:
Shunts apparently don’t work that great and there’s risks associated with ’em!
Stump pressures during CEA: nice discussion of what it is, how it’s measured and numbers to keep in mind. Realize it’s from 1996
PPT to put it all together summed up nicely: Anesthesia for Carotid Endarterectomy by Robert Gumnit, MD