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Could an acute cerebral vascular accident occur from a carotid endarterectmy?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

This is one of the risks of the procedure.
More experienced surgeons have lower complication rates. Ask your hospital about complication rates.

In brief: Yes

This is one of the risks of the procedure.
More experienced surgeons have lower complication rates. Ask your hospital about complication rates.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

There is a 2-4% risk of stroke with this procedure.

In brief: Yes

There is a 2-4% risk of stroke with this procedure.
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