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Screening for carotid artery stenosis final recommendation fact sheet


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  • Website: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Carotid artery stenosis is more common among older men and can lead to a stroke. Healthy adults without symptoms do not need to be screened for carotid artery stenosis.


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Keywords

artery, blood vessel, stroke, ultrasound, stethoscope, heart disease, plaque, hardening of the arteries


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Rated on: 6/27/2017 9:42:54 AM

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