Manual B-mode versus automated radio-frequency carotid intima-media thickness measurements.


BACKGROUND Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) serves as an indicator of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk. Manual measurements of B-mode ultrasound images are the most applied method. Automated measurements with radiofrequency (RF) ultrasound have been suggested as an alternative. The aim of this study was to compare these methods in terms of risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.echo.2009.07.008


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