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Posted by Nancy
on January 10, 2000 at 21:45:06:
My mother, age 74, has 50% blockage of carotid (both I believe) compared to 30% a year ago. Arteriogram has not been recommended. Had MRI and MRA to evaluate fainting. Is on coumadin after severe blood clotting in leg 2 yrs ago. Normally had low blood pressure, since fainting (3 times in 6 months) bp fluctuates. Fairly high "bad" cholesterol. My question: why are her doctors not recommending arteriogram?
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