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Should an alzheimer's patient have thoracic surgery to clear a blocked carotid?
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Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Weighing of Values
This is a complicated question best answered by open discussion with family and health care providers and thoughtful weighing of quality of life issues including discussion of what you believe your loved one might have wanted.

In brief: Weighing of Values
This is a complicated question best answered by open discussion with family and health care providers and thoughtful weighing of quality of life issues including discussion of what you believe your loved one might have wanted.
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hard decision.
If patient bed ridden and has a poor performance status, intervention may unfortunately not be indicated.

In brief: Hard decision.
If patient bed ridden and has a poor performance status, intervention may unfortunately not be indicated.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: What?
One does not usually require thoracic surgery to clear carotid obstruction.

In brief: What?
One does not usually require thoracic surgery to clear carotid obstruction.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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