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Posted by: dee | 2007/05/29

carotid artery

Hi

when listening to the carotid artery is it possible to guage the patients cholestrol situation?
or what is being determined by such 'listening'?

thank you
dee

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Hi Dee
they listen for a noise meaning the blood is turbulent in the artery and the artery could be narrowed

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Posted by: dee | 2007/05/30

Many thanks for your reply - much appreciated.

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