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


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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