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Carotid arterial disease - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 10 June 2012.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [13637]

26927

there is some evidence that pipe smoking may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

13707the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for carotid arterial disease.

13708the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

13710the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of carotid arterial disease.

or

13711the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe 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.

13709the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

13712the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

or

13713the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and eligible service for the clinical worsening of carotid arterial disease.

Clinical onset and operational service [13710]

13814

the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

4911the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [13711]

13714

the veteran has smoked at least 20 pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

4913the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [13712]

13716

the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

4911the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to operational service.

9204

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

Clinical worsening and eligible service [13713]

13715

the veteran has smoked at least 20 pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

4913the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

9205

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