intima-media thickness

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intima-media thickness

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IMT

The depth in millimeters of the two inner layers of an arterial wall. IMT is a marker of generalized atherosclerosis. It increases with age, cholesterol intake, smoking, body mass index, and other established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. IMT is measured ultrasonographically, typically in the carotid arteries.
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S., et al [3] investigated the importance of carotid intima media width as a non-invasive index of an individual's vascular health and came to the conclusion that routine screening for atherosclerosis should include Carotid intima media thickness assessment and Carotid Doppler.
Carotid intima media thickness and other cardiovascular risk factors in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
However, to the best of our knowledge, there has been no study on the change in hemocytic inflammatory markers such as the neutrophil percentage, lymphocyte percentage, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), the mean platelet volume (MPV), and vascular morphology parameters such as the carotid intima media thickness (cIMT), elastic modulus, distensibility, and elasticity in individuals who have lost weight as a result of SG.
In 1986, common carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) was firstly measured in in vitro studies of arteries from cadaveric donors and noninvasively in ambulatory healthy subjects [2].
Abdelhamid, "Retinopathy is a strong determinant of atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: correlation with carotid intima media thickness," Endocrine Practice, vol.
Comparison of Common Carotid Artery intima-media thickness among study groups: As per our hypothesis, it was also a potentially anticipated finding that the mean intima media thickness of common carotid arteries was also different and statistically significant among the study groups.
Objective: To compare carotid Intima media thickness and atherosclerosis burden amongst healthy, diabetic and hypertensive Pakistani patients.
Vascular reactivity and carotid artery intima media thickness (IMT) in women with early and late-onset pre-eclampsia and chronic hypertension.
Table 3 shows the a IMT (aortic intima media thickness) was significantly (p-value <0.001) higher in diabetic group with mean (0.059 [+ or -] .0178) in comparison to healthy controls with mean (0.39[+ or -] .006).
Evaluation of intima media thickness of the common and internal carotid arteries with inflammatory markers in familial Mediterranean fever as possible predictors for atherosclerosis.
Carotid intima media thickness (IMT) is the ultrasound measurement of the two innermost layers of the arterial wall, where atherosclerotic damage begins before plaque occurrence.