A 21-year-old member asked:
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do you know the data sheet for examination of a patient of carotid artery stenosis?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: There is a risk of devastating stroke. See your doctor asap.
Answered on Feb 7, 2012
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Carotid evaluations can be done with physical exam, ultrasound(doppler) and ct, mra and angiography in properly selected patients. The dat-results are presented in variable formats but leading to degree of narrowing(stenosis) or irregularity(ulceration).
Answered on Jan 5, 2013

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