Three-dimensional ultrasound quantification of intensive statin treatment of carotid atherosclerosis.

  title={Three-dimensional ultrasound quantification of intensive statin treatment of carotid atherosclerosis.},
  author={Adam Krasinski and Bernard Chiu and J. David Spence and Aaron Fenster and Grace Parraga},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  volume={35 11},
This study was designed to evaluate 3-D ultrasound (3DUS)-derived vessel wall volume (VWV), a 3-D measurement of the carotid artery intima and media, including atherosclerotic plaque, in patients enrolled in a randomized placebo-controlled three-month study of intensive atorvastatin treatment. Thirty-five subjects with carotid stenosis >60% who provided written informed consent and completed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study were evaluated at baseline and at three months… CONTINUE READING
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