Repeated measurements of carotid atherosclerosis and future risk of venous thromboembolism: the Tromsø Study.


Essentials The relationship between atherosclerosis and venous thromboembolism (VTE) is controversial. In total, 10 426 participants recruited from the general population were included. Carotid intima media thickness and total plaque area was not associated with VTE. There was no association between plaque initiation or plaque progression and subsequent VTE… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jth.13858