Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf13/cas/casfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is available here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the July 8 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2014.