Carotid Artery Stenosis

Carotid Artery Stenosis, Adults

The AAFP recommends against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis (CAS) in general adult populations. (2007)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Consideration: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsacas.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)