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Carotid Artery Stenosis: Screening

Release Date: July 2014

Recommendation Summary

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General Adult Population

The USPSTF recommends against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general adult population.


Related Information for Health Professionals

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: July 2014

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Carotid Artery Stenosis: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.

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