Femoral Artery Ultrasound Examination.

  title={Femoral Artery Ultrasound Examination.},
  author={Pierleone Lucatelli and Corrado Fagnani and {\'A}d{\'a}m Domonkos T{\'a}rnoki and D{\'a}vid L{\'a}szl{\'o} T{\'a}rnoki and Maria Antonietta Stazi and Miriam Salemi and Carlo Cirelli and Beatrice Sacconi and Alessandro d'Adamo and Fabrizio Fanelli and Carlo Catalano and Giacomo Pucci and Giuseppe Schillaci and Claudio Baracchini and Emanuela Medda},
  volume={68 3},
We compared intima-media thickness (IMT) and the prevalence of plaques in the common carotid artery (CCA) and common femoral artery (CFA) in apparently healthy participants. This multicenter study included 322 participants (59.9% female; age 20-78 years, mean 52.1 ± 15.3 years) who underwent Echo-color Doppler examination of the CCA and CFA bilaterally. Prevalence and composition of plaque were recorded. A significant ( P < .01) difference between mean CCA-IMT and mean CFA-IMT was detected (0… CONTINUE READING
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