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Correlation Between the Intima-Media Thickness of the Proximal and Distal Common Carotids

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Title
Correlation Between the Intima-Media Thickness of the Proximal and Distal Common Carotids
Published in
Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, January 2013
DOI 10.5935/abc.20130151
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Authors

Leonard Hermann Roelke, Sergio Lamego Rodrigues, Paulo Andrade Lotufo, Jose Geraldo Mill

Abstract

Increased IMT (intima-media thickness) in carotids is used as an early atherosclerosis marker and to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular problems. Ultrasound is used in the evaluation because it is accessible and low cost. Measurements for different carotid regions are described.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 3 27%
Student > Master 2 18%
Unknown 6 55%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 9%
Computer Science 1 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 9%
Unknown 7 64%