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Carotid artery stenosis is how common at which age groups?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Above 50

There is different numbers depending on age ( more common above 50), sex ( more common in males), presence of symptoms and severity of stenosis .
Generally incidence of asymptomatic more than 50% stenosis in people above 50 years of age is around 6-11% in men and 5-7% in women.

In brief: Above 50

There is different numbers depending on age ( more common above 50), sex ( more common in males), presence of symptoms and severity of stenosis .
Generally incidence of asymptomatic more than 50% stenosis in people above 50 years of age is around 6-11% in men and 5-7% in women.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Greater than 65

The incidence of carotid stenosis increases steadily as one ages.
More common in men than women, and significantly after age 65.

In brief: Greater than 65

The incidence of carotid stenosis increases steadily as one ages.
More common in men than women, and significantly after age 65.
Dr. Robert Vorhies
Dr. Robert Vorhies
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