Beyond intima-media-thickness: Analysis of the carotid intima-media-roughness in a paediatric population.

@article{Pozza2016BeyondIA,
  title={Beyond intima-media-thickness: Analysis of the carotid intima-media-roughness in a paediatric population.},
  author={Robert Dalla Pozza and Raphael Pirzer and A Beyerlein and Heidi Weberruss and Renate Oberhoffer and Arno Schmidt-Trucks{\"a}ss and Heinrich Netz and Nikolaus Alexander Haas},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2016},
  volume={251},
  pages={164-169}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Subclinical atherosclerosis assessed by sonographic intima-media-thickness measurement of the carotid artery (cIMT) is considered to be an early precursor of cardiovascular disease already in childhood. Structural analysis of the carotid intimal layer (carotid intima-media-roughness, cIMR) improves cardiovascular risk profiling for the… CONTINUE READING