Detection and monitoring of asymptomatic atherosclerosis in clinical trials.

@article{Bond1989DetectionAM,
  title={Detection and monitoring of asymptomatic atherosclerosis in clinical trials.},
  author={Michelle Bond and Susan K. Wilmoth and G L Enevold and Henry E Strickland},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={86 4A},
  pages={
          33-6
        }
}
Methods are currently available to noninvasively detect and evaluate asymptomatic atherosclerosis in the carotid artery, and provide a unique opportunity to monitor the effect of medical intervention during the early stages of atherosclerotic progression. When using high-resolution B-mode ultrasound to monitor lesion change over time, it is the reproducibility of measurements at the arterial wall and lumen that defines the confidence of establishing rates of disease progression. Previous… CONTINUE READING
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