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Can bruits change their sound as time passes?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Bruits can change their sound depending on the degree of blockage.
In the carotid arteries, for example, as a blockage is almost complete ( > 90%), the bruit actually goes away! this is why a bruit is not the best way to evaluate someone for carotid disease. An ultrasound is much more accurate!

In brief: Yes

Bruits can change their sound depending on the degree of blockage.
In the carotid arteries, for example, as a blockage is almost complete ( > 90%), the bruit actually goes away! this is why a bruit is not the best way to evaluate someone for carotid disease. An ultrasound is much more accurate!
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Yes

Once vessel closes they go away.

In brief: Yes

Once vessel closes they go away.
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Dr. Michael Korona
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