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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Specializes in Neurosurgery
No: If it is not safe to be under genera anesthesia, it can be done under local.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not necessarily: Age is relative. If a high functioning person has a TIA (mini-stroke) or a full blown stroke with carotid artery narrowing > 50%, then offering caroti ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Carotid surgery: It is generally a one or two day hospitalization and several weeks at home after that depending on your recovery process and your surgeons instruction ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
Controversial.: Age by itself is not a contraindication for carotid artery surgery. More important are that person's risks, such as heart disease and such. A more int ... Read More

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