Factors of carotid arterial enlargement in a population aged 59 to 71 years: the EVA study.

@article{BonithonKopp1996FactorsOC,
  title={Factors of carotid arterial enlargement in a population aged 59 to 71 years: the EVA study.},
  author={Claire Bonithon-Kopp and Pierre Jean Touboul and C Berr and Christine Magne and Pierre Ducimeti{\`e}re},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={654-60}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Factors of carotid arterial enlargement are not well known in general populations. The purpose of this study was to assess the cross-sectional associations of arterial wall lesions and cardiovascular risk factors with carotid lumen diameter in elderly subjects. METHODS B-mode ultrasound examinations of the carotid arteries and risk factor assessment were made in 1272 participants in the EVA (Etude sur le vieillissement artériel) Study, a longitudinal study designed to… CONTINUE READING

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