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Q/A about subclavian steal syndrome

1) What are the symptoms of subclavian steal syndrome?

Answer: Majority of patients with SCA stenosis don't have symptoms. Patient would have stYou might experience arm pain during exercise of your left arm, muscle fatigue, or pain in your left arm. Small blood clot from the blockage could travel to the your finger artery and cause ischemia.  You could feel dizziness, off balance, have trouble speaking or loss of vision or blurred vision. These are the stroke signs. Some patient could experience angina if the bypass graft that they use from the heart is the same side of the SCA blockage.


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