Carotid artery intima-media thickness and plaque score can predict the SYNTAX score.

@article{Ikeda2012CarotidAI,
  title={Carotid artery intima-media thickness and plaque score can predict the SYNTAX score.},
  author={Nobutaka Ikeda and Norihiro Kogame and Raisuke Iijima and Masato Nakamura and Kaoru Sugi},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={113-9}
}
AIMS There are few reports demonstrating a relationship between carotid artery ultrasound (carotid-US) findings and the complexity of coronary artery disease. We aimed to examine the relationship between carotid-US findings and the severity of the SYNTAX score (SXscore). METHODS AND RESULTS Subjects were 501 consecutive patients who underwent carotid-US and first coronary angiography from December 2008 to January 2011. Carotid-US was used to determine the mean common carotid artery intima… CONTINUE READING

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