A 76-year-old female asked:
for patients with a narrowing of an artery between 50% and 99%, it is recommended that surgery to remove the plaque carotid endarterectomy," true?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience Neurology
Complex: There is recent data suggesting that medication management may be as successful as surgery in stroke prevention, and there is another surgical intervention called stenting. Since patients vary and may do best with different approaches, get a few opinions prior to deciding the ultimate l pathway.
Answered on May 31, 2020
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