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    Stroke Risk and Carotid Endarterectomy

    Stroke Risk and Carotid Endarterectomy

    Topic Overview

    Please answer the following questions:

    Risk of stroke with or without carotid endarterectomy
    How much carotid stenosis do you have? Have you had symptoms (TIA or mild stroke)?

    70% or more

    Yes

    No

    60?69%

    Yes

    No

    50?59%

    Yes

    No

    Less than 50%

    Yes

    No

    Don't know

    Yes

    No

    Credits

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
    Last Revised January 3, 2013

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