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This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis.
Release Date: July 2014
- The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general adult population.
Grade: D Recommendation.
|Supporting Document||Related Items|
|Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 161 KB; PDF Help)||Clinical Summary (PDF File, 38 KB; PDF Help)|
|Consumer Fact Sheet (PDF File, 195 KB; PDF Help)|
|Evidence Summary (PDF File, 208 KB; PDF Help)||Final Evidence Review (PDF File, 1.7 MB; PDF Help)|
|Final Research Plan||N/A|
Current as of July 2014
Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsacas.htm