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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Age one month to go to 79 years old. Non smoker Healty

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Age one month to go to 79 years old. Non smoker Healty active Farmer----just found he has 100% blocked carotid artery! In 2009 had both knees replaced at same time and in 2011 had four bypasses in back of heart-1 was 100% blocked and the others 98 & 97%
Blocked! No heart damage as it was found before any heart attack! He is in good health
GENERALLY what is your recommendation?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 9 months ago.

How was the carotid blockage found? Why was the study done?