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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Last Reviewed: February 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for carotid artery stenosis in the general population. This recommendation applies to adults who don't have signs or symptoms of carotid artery stenosis or a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2021). Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/carotid-artery-stenosis-screening