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Is it possible for a carotid ultrasound to cause a stroke?
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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Rare
Without question, this complication can occur but is exceedingly rare.
It's important to have such studies at a center with extensive experience in ultrasound technique.

In brief: Rare
Without question, this complication can occur but is exceedingly rare.
It's important to have such studies at a center with extensive experience in ultrasound technique.
Dr. Robert Singer
Dr. Robert Singer
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
As a rule, ultrasounds do not cause strokes.

In brief: No
As a rule, ultrasounds do not cause strokes.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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