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Mesh term Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

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Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular
Ultrasonography

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.



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