Influence of lifestyle modification on atherosclerotic progression determined by ultrasonographic change in the common carotid intima-media thickness.

@article{Markus1997InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of lifestyle modification on atherosclerotic progression determined by ultrasonographic change in the common carotid intima-media thickness.},
  author={Ringn{\'e}r Markus and Wendy J. Mack and Stanley Paul Azen and Howard N. Hodis},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={1000-4}
}
The Monitored Atherosclerosis Regression Study (MARS) was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled angiographic trial of lipid-lowering therapy in subjects with coronary artery disease. Subjects were counseled to follow a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. At every clinic visit, data were obtained on body weight, dietary intake, alcohol consumption, and tobacco use. Semiannual determinations of early preintrusive atherosclerosis were made with high-resolution B-mode ultrasonography of the… CONTINUE READING

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