The impact of variability in ultrasound settings on the measured echolucency of the carotid intima-media.


BACKGROUND B-mode ultrasound measurements of the echolucency of the carotid intima-media may hold information on cardiovascular risk. The information obtained from this measurement may depend on which gain settings are used. We studied the effect of gain settings on echolucency measurements and its consequences on risk factor relations and treatment effects… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3283623548


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