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what is the treatment of left subclavian artery 80-90% stenosis with soft plaque?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Subclavian artery: This question is best answered by a vascular surgeon who has had experience with subclavian artery stenosis and the procedures used in treating them.

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What causes nicks in my fetal artery dopplers, and how can I prevent them?

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