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Sparks, NV
A 52-year-old male asked:

Should an 83 y/o being treated for hypertension and high cholesterol who suffered a tia 4 years ago have an ultrasound of the carotid arteries?

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Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
CVA/TIA: all patients who had a stroke should have annual carotid duplex study and echocardiogram performed. The patient in question seems to be at increased risk of developing strokes and carotid duplex study is appropriate and recommended
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