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Fletcher survived with a serious neck wound that broke his jaw bone and came within millimeters of his carotid artery.
The carotid artery on the right side of her neck, the blood vessel that brings blood from the heart to the brain, had been injured, in what is called a spontaneous carotid-artery dissection (SCAD).
Last week, he was admitted to the neurological ICU after a dissection in his carotid artery led to a stroke, leaving in peril one of the most important pieces of connective tissue in the local community.
The technique, a choke that’s meant to cut off blood flowing to the brain through the carotid arteries on either side of the neck, has many variations in jiujitsu, combat sambo, judo, and catch wrestling.
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