Common carotid intima-media thickness measurements do not improve cardiovascular risk prediction in individuals with elevated blood pressure: the USE-IMT collaboration.

@article{Bots2014CommonCI,
  title={Common carotid intima-media thickness measurements do not improve cardiovascular risk prediction in individuals with elevated blood pressure: the USE-IMT collaboration.},
  author={Michiel L. Bots and Karlijn A. Groenewegen and Todd J. Anderson and Annie Britton and Jacqueline M. Dekker and Gunnar Engstr{\"o}m and Greg Evans and Jacqueline de Graaf and Diederick E. Grobbee and Bo Hedblad and Albert Hofman and Suzanne Holewijn and Ai Ikeda and Maryam Kavousi and Kazuo Kitagawa and Akihiko Kitamura and M. Arfan Ikram and Eva M. Lonn and Matthias W. Lorenz and Ellisiv Mathiesen and Giel Nijpels and Shuhei Okazaki and Daniel H. O'Leary and Joseph F. Polak and Jackie F. Price and Christine Robertson and Christopher M. Rembold and Maria Rosvall and Tatjana Rundek and Jukka Salonen and Matthias Sitzer and Coen D A Stehouwer and O. H. Franco and Sanne A E Peters and Hester M. den Ruijter},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2014},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={1173-81}
}
Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is a marker of cardiovascular risk. It is unclear whether measurement of mean common CIMT improves 10-year risk prediction of first-time myocardial infarction or stroke in individuals with elevated blood pressure. We performed an analysis among individuals with elevated blood pressure (i.e., a systolic blood pressure ≥140 mm Hg and a diastolic blood pressure ≥ 90 mm Hg) in USE-IMT, a large ongoing individual participant data meta-analysis. We refitted the… CONTINUE READING

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