A 21-year-old member asked:
how is carotid artery stenosis diagnosed?
3 doctor answers
Dr. DAVID AMOS answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Carotid stenosis: Presence of carotid bruit and carotid ultrasound.
Answered on Aug 24, 2012
Dr. Michael Korona answered
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Ultrasound of : The carotid arteries best place to start. See carotid disease at www.Sirweb.Org.
Answered on Oct 1, 2012
Dr. Joseph Gemmete answered
27 years experience Interventional Radiology
Physicalexam imaging: Carotid stenosis can be diagnosed on physical exam by a bruit. Ultrasound in usually the first imaging study followed by mra/mri, cta, and final angiography.
Answered on Sep 25, 2013
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