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intima

 [in´tĭ-mah]
1. innermost.

in·ti·ma

(in'ti-mă),
Innermost. See: tunica intima.
[L. fem. of intimus, inmost]

intima

(ĭn′tə-mə)
n. pl. inti·mae (-mē′) or inti·mas Anatomy
The innermost membrane of an organ or part, especially the inner lining of a lymphatic vessel, an artery, or a vein.

in′ti·mal adj.

in·ti·ma

, pl. intimae (in'ti-mă, -mē)
Innermost.
See: tunica intima
[L. fem. of intimus, inmost]

intima

The innermost layer of a blood vessel or hollow organ.
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Assessment of intima media's thickness of Carotid artery and its association with CAD and stroke.
Veglia et al., "Measurements of carotid intima-media thickness and of interadventitia common carotid diameter improve prediction of cardiovascular events: results of the IMPROVE (carotid intima media thickness [IMT] and IMT-progression as predictors of vascular events in a high risk European population) study," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
According to the company, CO2RE Intima, which is the first in-office laser procedure now CE marked for the treatment of vaginal atrophy and rejuvenation, is a simple non-surgical treatment that promotes vaginal wellness amongst a broad array of women, while delivering a renewed sense of confidence, comfort, quality of life and enhanced sexual functioning.
To the best of our knowledge, some of the large and moderate arteries, such as the aorta and coronary artery, are composed of the tunica intima, the media, and the adventitia encapsulated by perivascular adipose tissue.
Accordingly, in this study, we propose a 3D modeling method of intima and adventitia with the deformation caused by insertion of a catheter eliminated for accurate FSI analysis.
The mean carotid intima media thickenss of right common carotid artery was significantly higher in patients with diabetes along with hypertension as compared to the control group (p=0.03).
Vascular reactivity and carotid artery intima media thickness (IMT) in women with early and late-onset pre-eclampsia and chronic hypertension.
The IMT measurements were obtained according to the recommendations of the Italian Society of Vascular Diagnostics (11) and the standardized criteria described by Mannheim Carotid Intima Media Thickness Consensus to ensure full reliability (12).
Drs Ishizaka, Tanigawa, and Suzuki raise an important point regarding the intima. We previously mentioned in our report that there was involvement of each portion of the coronary arterial wall, including the intima.
Objective To identify the presence of subclinical atherosclerosis by measuring carotid intima medial thickness (IMT) in patients with psoriasis attending the dermatology clinic of a tertiary care hospital.
Using a microscope with 10 X objective micrometry was done and data of intima thickness (IT) media thickness (MT) and intima media thickness (IMT) was noted.