Darapureddy Anjanikumar

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BACKGROUND Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is increasingly identified as a marker of atherosclerosis and increased risk of cerebrovascular disease. AIM We aimed to investigate the prevalence of carotid IMT in asymptomatic Indian individuals, more than 40 years of age, and correlate it with other risk factors for cerebrovascular ischemia. MATERIALS(More)
BACKGROUND Asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis (ACAS) is a marker for cerebrovascular disease, coronary atherosclerosis, and death. AIM To investigate the prevalence of ACAS in the Indian population, and to correlate ACAS with other vascular risk factors. MATERIALS AND METHODS We prospectively recruited 1500 individuals who were older than 40 years and(More)
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