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Carotid duplex exam - can you tell my what info might be gained?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Percent blockage
Usually will estimate percentage of blockage in the artery.
Sometimes can identify clots , complete blockage or dissection.

In brief: Percent blockage
Usually will estimate percentage of blockage in the artery.
Sometimes can identify clots , complete blockage or dissection.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree
In brief: Plaque
In carotid arteries.
Relative risk of stroke. Need for aspirin. See stroke.Org.

In brief: Plaque
In carotid arteries.
Relative risk of stroke. Need for aspirin. See stroke.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Why ask here?
A web search will get you much more information than a HealthTap doc could possibly ever fit into 400 characters and takes about 10 seconds.
Start with http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/cardiovascular/carotid_artery_duplex_scan_92,P07661.

In brief: Why ask here?
A web search will get you much more information than a HealthTap doc could possibly ever fit into 400 characters and takes about 10 seconds.
Start with http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/cardiovascular/carotid_artery_duplex_scan_92,P07661.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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