Usefulness of carotid intima-media thickness in patients with diabetes mellitus as a predictor of coronary artery disease.

@article{Djaberi2009UsefulnessOC,
  title={Usefulness of carotid intima-media thickness in patients with diabetes mellitus as a predictor of coronary artery disease.},
  author={Roxana Djaberi and Joanne D. Schuijf and Eelco J P de Koning and Ton J Rabelink and Jan Smit and Lucia J M Kroft and Alberto Martin Pereira and Arthur J. H. A. Scholte and Martin Spaans and Johannes Anthonius Romijn and A. de Roos and Ernst E. van der Wall and J Wouter Jukema and Jeroen J. Bax},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 8},
  pages={1041-6}
}
Identification of asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) at increased risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) remains a challenge. Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) has been proposed as a surrogate marker for CAD but only limited data are available. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential of CIMT for prediction of CAD in… CONTINUE READING