A 48-year-old member asked:
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what is the recuperation for carotid artery surgery?

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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Recovery: A few days.
Answered on Dec 5, 2012
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
2-6 weeks: If it was done for patient with no neurological deficit then two weeks to go back to light duties and probably six weeks for full activity.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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