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Stroke Risk and Carotid Endarterectomy


Topic Overview

Please answer the following questions:

Risk of stroke with or without carotid endarterectomy
How much carotid stenosis do you have? Have you had symptoms (TIA or mild stroke)?

70% or more

Yes

No

60–69%

Yes

No

50–59%

Yes

No

Less than 50%

Yes

No

Don't know

Yes

No

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRichard D. Zorowitz, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Last RevisedJanuary 7, 2011

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