Carotid Intima-Media Thickness D059168

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Diagnosis [E01] » Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures » Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular » Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Circulatory and Respiratory Physiological Phenomena [G09] » Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena » Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Diagnosis [E01] » Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures » Diagnostic Imaging » Ultrasonography » Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

Description

A measurement of the thickness of the carotid artery walls. It is measured by B-mode ULTRASONOGRAPHY and is used as a surrogate marker for ATHEROSCLEROSIS.   MeSH

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