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The carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) screening exam is used at major medical centers to detect early signs of atherosclerosis, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, explained Dr.
On the other hand, the carotid intima-media thickness was significantly reduced in the red ginseng group compared with the placebo group.
The RG group also showed a significant decrease in carotid intima-media thickness (P= 0.
At 5 years old, the children of mothers who smoked in pregnancy had significantly greater carotid intima-media thickness and lower arterial distensibility than did unexposed offspring.
Increased intima-media thickness (IMT) and decreased echogenicity, or density, of the intima-media complex also predict future disease.
Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), flow associated dilatation (FAD %) and nitric oxide sensitivity of the smooth muscle cell of the brachial artery to nitroglycerine (GTN %) are legitimate markers of early atherosclerosis (12-24).
FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY NEW ORLEANS--Carotid intima-media thickness was found to be increased in middle-aged men taking antidepressants in a study reported at the meeting.
NEW ORLEANS -- Carotid intima-media thickness was found to be increased in middle-aged men taking antidepressants in a study reported at the meeting.