Harmful and beneficial relationships between alcohol consumption and subclinical atherosclerosis.


BACKGROUND AND AIMS Arterial stiffness and increased intima-media wall thickness are two of the main predictors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). We evaluated whether brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV) and common carotid artery intima-media wall thickness (CCA-IMT) are correlated with alcohol consumption in a cross-sectional study among Korean men… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.numecd.2014.02.004