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caratoid artery

My 92 year old father-in-law is having a caratoid artery cleaned out.  Is this a procedure that requires the patient to stay in the hospital and if so, usually for how long?  He is very healthy for his age other then this problem.  Thanks
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No, usual stay is overnite. After surgery he will be in recovery all day and watched. Its more of a just in case thing. After 24 hours if all is well he will be released.
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Thank you.
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What would be the normal at home care needed after this surgery?  Can they wait on themselves?
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