Posts Tagged ‘carotid stenosis’

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August 5th, 2013

Poll: What Would You Recommend?

Take the poll: What would you recommend for a patient who is about to undergo CABG for multivessel CAD and is found to have severe carotid stenosis?


October 15th, 2012

Stable Anticoagulation, Unstable Gait

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A 91-year-old man with mild drug-controlled hypertension and atrial fibrillation has long-term, well-managed stability on warfarin anticoagulation. After developing problems with his balance and some gait instability, a physical exam reveals a carotid bruit. Carotid ultrasound and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) confirm >95% stenosis of the right internal carotid artery. Brain CT is negative. Questions: 1.      […]