Diagnostic Value of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in the Investigation of Atherosclerosis

Durmaz M. S., Yilmaz S., KEVEN A., Kara T., Arioz H., Bozkurt S., ...More

SAUDI JOURNAL OF MEDICINE & MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.3, no.1, pp.16-21, 2015 (ESCI) identifier


Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between intima-media thickness (IMT) and coronary artery disease (CAD), peripheral artery disease (PAD), carotid artery stenosis (CAS) and risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and to evaluate the effectiveness of the measurement of the common carotid artery IMT through ultrasonography (US) screening of asymptomatic CAD, PAD, CAS.