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How long does it usually take to recover from carotid endarterectomy?
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Dr. Alan Koslow
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: 3-6 weeks
I have had patients return to full activities 3 days later and have never had anyone take more then 6 weeks.
Most are fully recovered by 3 weeks. I have done over 2500 carotid surgeries.

In brief: 3-6 weeks
I have had patients return to full activities 3 days later and have never had anyone take more then 6 weeks.
Most are fully recovered by 3 weeks. I have done over 2500 carotid surgeries.
Dr. Alan Koslow
Dr. Alan Koslow
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Recover carotid surg
Most can go home after breakfast the morning after surgery.
I allow them to return to full speed after i see them for their one week post op visit and the surgical site (neck) will be back to normal in 4-6 weeks.

In brief: Recover carotid surg
Most can go home after breakfast the morning after surgery.
I allow them to return to full speed after i see them for their one week post op visit and the surgical site (neck) will be back to normal in 4-6 weeks.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Peter H'doubler
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Quick recovery
Carotid endarterectomy requires an overnight stay in the hospital.
Most patients are back to doing just about everything in 5 to 7 days. The neck heals very quickly and the procedure itself isn't very traumatic (i.e. No muscle is cut or bones broken) which makes the discomfort post operatively mild and short-lived. I have had a who mc'ed a black tie event for 600 people 3 days post-op!

In brief: Quick recovery
Carotid endarterectomy requires an overnight stay in the hospital.
Most patients are back to doing just about everything in 5 to 7 days. The neck heals very quickly and the procedure itself isn't very traumatic (i.e. No muscle is cut or bones broken) which makes the discomfort post operatively mild and short-lived. I have had a who mc'ed a black tie event for 600 people 3 days post-op!
Dr. Peter H'doubler
Dr. Peter H'doubler
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