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In what way does stroke or carotid artery disease screening work?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Ultrasound: The most effective screening test for carotid stenosis is a duplex ultrasound. This should be done in those patients that have risk factors such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, smoking and diabetes.

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Last updated Jul 5, 2012

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