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Carotid intima-media thickness and cardiovascular events.
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PMID:  22029988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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To the Editor: Polak et al. (July 21 issue)(1) state that the mean intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery "is believed to be better suited for cardiovascular risk assessment" than the intima-media thickness of the internal carotid artery. To be clear, the American Society of Echocardiography consensus statement that they cited(2) specified that carotid-artery ultrasonography for cardiovascular disease risk prediction should be based on a thorough scan of the carotid arteries to detect the presence of plaques, followed by measurement of the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery. The statement stipulated that measuring the intima-media thickness of the . . .
Authors:
James H Stein
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  365     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-10-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1640-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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