Clinical implications of carotid artery intima media thickness assessment on cardiovascular risk stratification in hyperlipidemic Korean adults with diabetes: the ALTO study

BACKGROUND The primary objective was to investigate prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis in Korean individuals with diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Association of subclinical atherosclerosis with cardiovascular risk was assessed. METHODS Assessments of carotid artery intima media thickness (cIMT) and atheromatous plaque were done using B-mode… CONTINUE READING