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.

    Credits

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Ethan A. Halm, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine
    Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology

    Current as ofApril 3, 2017