Risk factors for extracranial carotid artery atherosclerosis.

  title={Risk factors for extracranial carotid artery atherosclerosis.},
  author={John Robert Crouse and James F. Toole and W M Mckinney and Mark Boberg Dignan and G. Howard and Frederic R. Kahl and Michael McMahan and G H Harpold},
  volume={18 6},
We related risk factors, cardiovascular symptoms, and coronary status to the extent of extracranial carotid atherosclerosis as measured by B-mode ultrasonography in 376 volunteers hospitalized for elective coronary angiography. In a first analysis, we correlated risk factors and cardiovascular symptoms with carotid atherosclerosis. Univariate analysis showed that relations between many continuous risk factors and carotid atherosclerosis were graded and consistent for men and women. Multivariate… CONTINUE READING


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