What are the risk factors for atherosclerotic disease of the carotid artery?

Updated: Oct 04, 2018
  • Author: Jake F Hemingway, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Answer

Lifestyle or medical interventions are implemented in order to address the following risk factors:

  • Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Smoking

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