Carotid plaque and intima-media thickness assessed by b-mode ultrasonography in subjects ranging from young adults to centenarians.

@article{Homma2001CarotidPA,
  title={Carotid plaque and intima-media thickness assessed by b-mode ultrasonography in subjects ranging from young adults to centenarians.},
  author={Satoki Homma and Nobuyoshi Hirose and Hiroyuki Ishida and Toshiharu Ishii and Go Araki},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          830-5
        }
}
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE-To investigate relationships among plaque formation, increasing intima-media thickness, and age, we examined ultrasonographically carotid arteries of subjects who had no major atherosclerotic risk factors and who ranged in age from young adults to centenarians. METHODS We studied 319 healthy subjects (154 men, 165 women; age range, 21 to 105 years) with no history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, or atherosclerotic disease. Mean intima-media wall thickness… Expand
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