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Carotid Duplex Ultrasounds Can Find Issues Early

June 24th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The carotid arteries sit on either side of the neck, carrying blood to the brain.  Blocked carotids can lead to a stroke or transient ischemic attack.  Early detection of any blockage or narrowing is important to avoiding such health issues.  Dr. J Kim of Advanced Diagnostic Radiology says a Carotid Duplex Ultrasound can be used to check carotid arteries for any problems, but a physician should refer patients for screenings…