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Is carotid ultrasound exam a very common procedure?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Very common

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In brief: Very common

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Dr. James Scanlon
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Carotid duplex (ultrasound) is a very common test.
It is very accurate in detecting blockages in the carotid arteries in the neck that may be a source of a stroke. It is a painless exam, takes around 30-45 minutes, and has essentially no risk.

In brief: Yes

Carotid duplex (ultrasound) is a very common test.
It is very accurate in detecting blockages in the carotid arteries in the neck that may be a source of a stroke. It is a painless exam, takes around 30-45 minutes, and has essentially no risk.
Dr. James Scanlon
Dr. James Scanlon
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