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Can carotid surgery reverse stroke symptoms or not?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Carotid surgery is performed to prevent a major stroke.
It does not reverse any brain injury from a previous stroke. In theory it should help with recovery from a stoke by improving circulation.

In brief: No

Carotid surgery is performed to prevent a major stroke.
It does not reverse any brain injury from a previous stroke. In theory it should help with recovery from a stoke by improving circulation.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

If the symptoms of a stroke consist of permanent neurological damage they will not be reversed.
The purpose of the operation is to prevent further stroke from occurring.

In brief: No

If the symptoms of a stroke consist of permanent neurological damage they will not be reversed.
The purpose of the operation is to prevent further stroke from occurring.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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