A 55-year-old member asked:
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can my artery reclog after carotid endarterectomy?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: The recurrence rates after endarterectomy depend in a number of factors such as smoking, patch use for angioplasty and on going problems with managing the risk factors of peripheral vascular disease. Women may also be more likely to have recurrent disease.
Answered on Mar 5, 2018
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