[The prevalence of carotid and coronary diseases in asymptomatic patients at high risk for atherosclerosis].

Abstract

To evaluate the prevalence of carotid lesions and silent coronary artery disease in asymptomatic patients, we studied 31 subjects with one or more risk factors for atherosclerosis. All patients have been studied by means of non invasive cardiologic evaluations and carotid echo color Doppler. The prevalence of carotid and or coronary artery disease was 80… (More)

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