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How do you clear carotid artery

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not likely: A stenosis of the carotid arteries as in any other artery is a process that takes years to develop and is referred to as plaque. Plaque that has devel ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery or stents: For blockages serious enough to require treatment, there are two options. A carotid endarterectomy is a surgery where the arteries are opened sugical ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Absolutely. In a functional 70 year old who is at risk for a stroke, carotid surgery is beneficial.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
In short, no: We generally dont do surgery for people with 100% blockage; endartectomy can be hazardous in this situation. A person with stroke symptoms and 100% bl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
26 years experience Cardiology
A tear: It is a tear in the wall of one of the arteries that transport blood to your brain. The layers of the wall separate and flap in the blood stream which ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Spetzler
49 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Yes, he can have a surgery if his carotid arteries are shown to be blocked. The operation is a carotid endarterectomy but is not offered if the caroti ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes: There are many causes for neovascularization in the retina. Since you are on HTN meds, it is most likely you have HTN which can cause a blocked blood ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Mildly: There can't be mild blockage one year later but certainly not full blockage or even major blockage.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: When you are told "clear arteries" by angiogram, I suspect the doctors means "no obstructive coronary artery disease". That is not the same as saying ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Large vessel: The carotid arteries travel through the cavernous sinus which is a venous drainage system covered in part by bone. I think that they are pointing out ... Read More

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