Intima

Known as: Tunica intima, intimas 
Organ component layer which consists of the endothelium and the fibroelastic connective tissue.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) is related to the risk of cardiovascular events in the general population. An… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Intima-media thickness of the walls of the common carotid artery and internal carotid artery may add to the Framingham… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Treatment added to statin monotherapy to further modify the lipid profile may include combination therapy to either… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Atherosclerotic lesions develop in regions of arterial curvature and branch points, which are exposed to disturbed blood flow and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease causes severe morbidity and mortality in type 1 diabetes, although the specific risk factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Autopsy studies in children have shown that atherosclerotic lesions begin to develop first in the intima of the aorta… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background The combined thickness of the intima and media of the carotid artery is associated with the prevalence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Carotid arterial intima-media thickness measured with B-mode ultrasonography is used as a noninvasive end point (that is, an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We investigated the determinants of maximal intima-media thickness of common carotid arteries in a population-based sample of… (More)
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