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My brother has blocked carotid arteries and leg veins. Can physicians operate on both at the same time?
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not a good idea
Carotid occlusive disease and it's corresponding operation are very serious issues that should not be combined with surgery for varicose veins.
Both have a great deal of importance but the more important and serious of the two should be addressed first-carotid endarterectomy. The varicose vein surgery can be done anytime thereafter.

In brief: Not a good idea
Carotid occlusive disease and it's corresponding operation are very serious issues that should not be combined with surgery for varicose veins.
Both have a great deal of importance but the more important and serious of the two should be addressed first-carotid endarterectomy. The varicose vein surgery can be done anytime thereafter.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Prob not
Take care of carotids first.
I don't want him to have a stroke. Leg veins can come later.

In brief: Prob not
Take care of carotids first.
I don't want him to have a stroke. Leg veins can come later.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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