Measurement of carotid intima–media thickness to assess progression and regression of atherosclerosis

Abstract

Imaging modalities have been developed to assess atherosclerosis in vivo in the arterial wall because large clinical end-point studies are time-consuming and costly. Historically, in-hospital angiography and Doppler ultrasonography have been used to assess atherosclerosis development. Investigations of the arterial lumen are, however, increasingly being… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio1163

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