Carotid artery intima media thickness, plaque and framingham cardiovascular score in Asia, Africa/Middle East and Latin America: the PARC-AALA Study

@article{Touboul2006CarotidAI,
  title={Carotid artery intima media thickness, plaque and framingham cardiovascular score in Asia, Africa/Middle East and Latin America: the PARC-AALA Study},
  author={P Touboul and Rafael Hern{\'a}ndez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Serdar K{\"u}ç{\"u}koğlu and Kamsang Woo and {\'E}ric Vicaut and Julien Labreuche and Chris Migom and Honorio Silva and Raul Vinueza and for the PARC-AALA Investigators},
  journal={The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={557-567}
}
ObjectiveThe PARC-AALA (Paroi artérielle et Risque Cardiovasculaire in Asia Africa/ Middle East and Latin America) study was designed to evaluate the correlation between intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (CCAIMT), carotid plaque and absolute cardiovascular risk in a multi-ethnic population.MethodsAn international, cross-sectional, study including 79 centres from 21 countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Two thousand three hundred and twenty-eight… CONTINUE READING

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