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Is the surgery to remove carotid blockages very dangerous?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This surgery, when performed by experts, can be very safe.
Surgical outcomes do depend on the experience of your surgeon.

In brief: No

This surgery, when performed by experts, can be very safe.
Surgical outcomes do depend on the experience of your surgeon.
Dr. Robert Spetzler
Dr. Robert Spetzler
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Safe

Procedure but does have 1-3% or higher rate of stoke as a complication.
Ask your doctor about their success rate and rate of strokes.

In brief: Safe

Procedure but does have 1-3% or higher rate of stoke as a complication.
Ask your doctor about their success rate and rate of strokes.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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