A 32-year-old member asked:
What are complications that can happen during carotid artery surgery?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
See below: Carotid endarterectomy is a very safe procedure when performed by an experienced vascular surgeon. That said, complications that can occur duing the procedure include neurological injury, cranial nerve injury, bleeding and complications of anesthesia. These are all quite rare but can occur. Never be afraid to ask the surgeon what his/her complication rate is!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Can you be too old to have carotid artery surgery?
6 doctor answers • 24 doctors weighed in
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
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Last updated Jul 30, 2018
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