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Should we stop testing for asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis?

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  • Contributors AT, AHD: conceived the project. AT, JS: literature review. AT: writing. BD, JS, AHD: critical appraisal. AHD: overall responsibility.

  • Funding AT and JS received carotid atherosclerosis research funding from the Circulation Foundation, the Royal College of Surgeons. JS, BD and AHD receive funding from the Stroke Association for carotid atherosclerosis research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.