Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:26 am
A driver presented for recertification. He'd been on medical leave for a carotid endarterctomy, which was performed after a TIA. He's now about 2 1/2 months post procedure, is doing fine clinically, asymptomatic, and has been released by his surgeon. I can't find any specified waiting period after endarterectomy in the guidelines, so I assume the 1 year TIA recommendation would apply. Do others concur?