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flow voids in carotid

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Not much: Just google "flow voids." google says it's normal. It means the MRI isn't seeing anything inside the blood vessel, which means the blood is going thro ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience in Cardiology
Plaques: Ca plaques - obstructions, should know why %, anything > 50% needs intervention and all need Plavix (clopidogrel)
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: TIA can be caused by arterial plaques or clots from any artery between the heart and the brain. Can also be caused by spasm of the arterial wall musc ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Cholesterol : This is usually due to increased cholesterol levels. Decrease your cholesterol intake.increase your exercise and have your lipids checked by your doct ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fis ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience in Neurosurgery
Normal: It's the normal way an artery or vein shows up on an MRI scan.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Need CT angiogram: Flow void on MRI means that in flow is not seen with MRI technique this could be artefact. Ct angiogram or angiogram can help to make sure that arter ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience in Geriatrics
Not yet!: Follow up with pcp about diet, statins, ; frequency of follow ups.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Normal arteries: Since the blood is moving during an MRI, the inside of the blood vessels appears to be a "flow void". This is the language used to report normal-appe ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience in Radiology
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pat ... Read More
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