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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Month : Call and ask. You should be good after 1 month

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: The recurrence rates after endarterectomy depend in a number of factors such as smoking, patch use for angioplasty and on going problems with managing ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Very: We use the endpoint of stroke to define how effective carotid surgery is. Endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke from 26% to 9% in patients with h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Pamoukian
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can start with gentle excercize after 2 weeks and normal rouotine excercize after 6 weeks. It all depends on your recovery from the surgery.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Clearing of Plaque: This is to surgically expose the carotid artery in the neck and to remove the plaque of the diseased artery. Arteries have 3 layers. Plaque / athero ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
Generally good.: Carotid endarterectomy (cea) generally has a low operative morbidity (complication) and mortality (death), and this is because CEA should not be gener ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
One Night Stay: Typically people spend one night in the intensive care unit before going home the next day. A sore throat is common as is numbness of the neck / chin ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debashish Bose
18 years experience General Surgery
Plenty: Most dreaded complication is a stroke, and a minority of these can be lethal. In some patients, bleeding in the surgical bed can lead to a collection ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Carotid endarterect: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/carotid_endarterectomy.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends on details: In general, experienced surgeons can perform endarterectomy with low complications. Many surgeons have a 2% peri operative rate of stroke, less than 1 ... Read More

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