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what amount of time should be allowed for scheduling surgery after being diagonised with 90% blocked carotid artery
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I wouldn't think there is a time frame. There are lots of large arteries which feed up to the face/brain. As you can see from this pic there are 2 carotid arteries on each side of the neck, which meet up with other artery feeds in the circle of willis.
May I ask if you are having stenting or endarterectomy?

http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.yalemedicalgroup.org/stw/images/125509.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.yalemedicalgroup.org/stw/Page.asp%3FPageID%3DSTW029071&h=530&w=530&sz=93&tbnid=gA4LY7-HgEK1qM:&tbnh=132&tbnw=132&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcarotid%2Barteries&zoom=1&q=carotid+arteries&hl=en&usg=__2soeJ2LdZBARoVzgt6d3wxYDwmA=&sa=X&ei=YUV2TbfTI9G5hAfw5YiSBw&sqi=2&ved=0CEsQ9QEwBQ
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I wouldn't think there is a time frame. There are lots of large arteries which feed up to the face/brain. As you can see from this pic there are 2 carotid arteries on each side of the neck, which meet up with other artery feeds in the circle of willis.
May I ask if you are having stenting or endarterectomy?

http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.yalemedicalgroup.org/stw/images/125509.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.yalemedicalgroup.org/stw/Page.asp%3FPageID%3DSTW029071&h=530&w=530&sz=93&tbnid=gA4LY7-HgEK1qM:&tbnh=132&tbnw=132&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcarotid%2Barteries&zoom=1&q=carotid+arteries&hl=en&usg=__2soeJ2LdZBARoVzgt6d3wxYDwmA=&sa=X&ei=YUV2TbfTI9G5hAfw5YiSBw&sqi=2&ved=0CEsQ9QEwBQ
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By coincidence I just read relevant information regarding the medical information from the Mayo Clinic. I hope this helps and if you have any further questions or comments you are welcome to respond.  Take care,

Ken

http://newsblog.mayoclinic.org/2009/06/10/treatment-options-should-be-carefully-considered-for-blocked-carotid-arteries/
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