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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 stroke)?

70% or more

Yes

No

60-69%

Yes

No

50-59%

Yes

No

Less than 50%

Yes

No

Don't know

Yes

No

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References

Other Works Consulted

  • Kernan WN, et al. (2014). Guidelines for the prevention of stroke in patients with stroke and transient ischemic attack: A guideline for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke, 45(7): 2160-2236. DOI: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000024. Accessed July 22, 2014.
  • Meschia JF, et al. (2014). Guidelines for the primary prevention of stroke: A statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke, published online October 28, 2014. DOI: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000046. Accessed October 29, 2014.

Credits

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology

Current as ofDecember 6, 2017

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