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Carotid arterial disease - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 10 June 2012.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [13635]

5803

the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

13685the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for carotid arterial disease.

13686the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

13688the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

or

13689the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

13687the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

13690the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

or

13691the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [13688]

13785

the veteran has smoked at least fifteen pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease occurred within 30 years of cessation.

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [13689]

13692

the veteran has smoked at least 20 pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease occurred within 30 years of cessation.

3521the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [13690]

14770

the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of cigarettes before the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease occurred within 30 years of cessation.

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

9188

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the period or periods of cigarette smoking are causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [13691]

13693

the veteran has smoked at least 20 pack years of cigarettes before the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease occurred within 30 years of cessation.

3521the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

9189

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the period or periods of cigarette smoking are causally related.