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Course Description

National guidelines do not agree on the role of carotid screening in asymptomatic patients (ie, patients who have not had a stroke or transient ischemic attack). Recently, several physician organizations participating in the Choosing Wisely campaign have identified carotid imaging in selected asymptomatic populations as being of low value. However, the majority of patients who are evaluated for carotid stenosis and subsequently revascularized are asymptomatic.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-May-02
Expiration Date:2019-May-02
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$30.00+

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