Impact of Prehypertension on Carotid Artery Intima Media Thickness

  • Dr Bidhan Ch. Mandal, Dr Subhra Prakash Pramanik, Dr Arijit Bag, Niladri Sarkar
  • Published 2014


Background: Recent evidence supports that the prehypertension is associated with target organ damage, though there is lack of information regarding common carotid artery intima media thickness (CIMT) in prehypertensive individuals. We aimed to study the role of prehypertension in target organ damage in the form of CIMT. Methods: Carotid CIMT was measured by… (More)

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