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Stroke with 90% blockage, is surgery necessary?

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In brief: If carotid stenosis,

I would highly recommend consideration of a stent or enarterectomy, but if you are referring to other blood vessels supplying the brain, medication may be far more appropriate.

In brief: If carotid stenosis,

I would highly recommend consideration of a stent or enarterectomy, but if you are referring to other blood vessels supplying the brain, medication may be far more appropriate.
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