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Clin Sci (Lond) (2014) 126 (2): 139–146.
Published: 19 September 2013
... the additive value of different non-invasive risk markers (both individual and combined) for gender-specific cardiovascular risk stratification on top of traditional risk factors in a middle-aged population-based cohort. Carotid-plaques, IMT (intimamedia thickness), ABI (ankle–brachial index), PWV (pulse–wave...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2012) 122 (7): 311–322.
Published: 07 December 2011
... is properly cited. cardiovascular disease exercise training intima-media thickness physical fitness vascular remodelling Coronary and cerebrovascular diseases are leading causes of morbidity and mortality [ 1 ]. Exercise is associated with decreased cardiovascular risk [ 2 , 3 ] and higher...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2008) 115 (9): 265–271.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., we examined its association with CIMT (carotid intima-media thickness), CAC (carotid artery compliance) and brachial artery FMD (flow-mediated dilation) in a young population-based cohort of otherwise healthy individuals. As part of the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, we performed CIMT, CAC...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2008) 115 (6): 189–196.
Published: 12 August 2008
...) presence of metabolic syndrome or associated risk factors (glucose, cholesterol, triacylglycerols, blood pressure parameters). coronary artery disease endothelial function flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) HIV highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) intima-media thickness...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2006) 111 (1): 87–91.
Published: 14 June 2006
... reduces cardiovascular end points [ 1 – 3 ]. There are several ultrasound and angiographic studies showing that lipid-lowering treatment is associated with a reduction in IMT (intima-media thickness) or improvement in the lumen area compared with placebo [ 4 – 6 ]. However, the clinical benefit...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2006) 110 (5): 597–604.
Published: 11 April 2006
... the relationship of microvascular disease with macrovascular disease. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship of retinal microvascular disorders with endothelium-dependent FMD (flow-mediated vasodilatation) and carotid IMT (intima-media thickness). A total of 256 participants, aged 60–85...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2005) 109 (5): 475–481.
Published: 24 October 2005
... investigated the association of Glu 298 →Asp with atherosclerotic plaques in different carotid vessel segments and with carotid IMT (intima-media thickness). The Glu 298 →Asp eNOS polymorphism was determined by 5′-exonuclease assay among 2448 participants of the SHIP (Study of Health in Pomerania). Mean...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2005) 108 (5): 425–431.
Published: 22 April 2005
...Ewoud ter AVEST; Suzanne HOLEWIJN; Anton F. H. STALENHOEF; Jacqueline de GRAAF Although it is often recommended to standardize the time of day when performing non-invasive measurements of vascular function, the exact influence of the time of day on the outcome of IMT (intima-media thickness), PWV...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2004) 106 (6): 613–618.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Reiko OKABE; Masaaki INABA; Shinrei SAKAI; Eiji ISHIMURA; Atsushi MORIGUCHI; Tetsuo SHOJI; Yoshiki NISHIZAWA Atherosclerosis has two key components, thickening and stiffening of arterial wall. These parameters are quantified ultrasonographically by IMT (intima-media thickness) and PWV (pulse wave...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2003) 105 (5): 637–644.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Erwan BOZEC; Céline FASSOT; Anne-Isabelle TROPEANO; Pierre BOUTOUYRIE; Xavier JEUNEMAITRE; Patrick LACOLLEY; Hubert DABIRE; Stéphane LAURENT The angiotensinogen M235T polymorphism has been linked to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is an early marker...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2003) 105 (3): 303–313.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., including carotid intima-media thickness, carotid artery compliance and brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation, in a population of 76 migrant-discordant male twin pairs (152 men). The number of men with seropositivity to Cpn infection (defined as IgA⩾1:64 and IgG⩾1:128) was greater in Finland than...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2002) 103 (2): 123–129.
Published: 28 June 2002
... a univariate correlation between sICAM-1 levels and the composite variable of carotid and femoral intima-media thickness ( P <0.001). When adjusted for other risk factors, the relationship between sICAM-1 and intima-media thickness no longer reached statistical significance. The level of sICAM-1...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2001) 101 (6): 659–670.
Published: 22 November 2001
... to measure carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT). Groups of 35 subjects with Type I diabetes {duration of diabetes 18 years (12-32 years) [median (interquartile range)]; glycated haemoglobin 7.67% (1.17%)} and 24 non-diabetic control subjects were studied. Carotid IMT was greater in the diabetic...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2001) 101 (5): 455–464.
Published: 21 September 2001
...Alice V. STANTON; Jeremy N. CHAPMAN; Jamil MAYET; Peter S. SEVER; Neil R. POULTER; Alun D. HUGHES; Simon A. McG. THOM Increased intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery predicts increased risk of myocardial infarction and stroke. Preliminary evidence suggests that a decrease in blood...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (2001) 100 (4): 371–378.
Published: 26 February 2001
...-density lipoprotein, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), blood glucose, cigarette-years and antibody titres to ox-LDL ( r = 0.19, P < 0.001). In this clinically healthy population of 58-year-old men, CRP levels were associated with both intima-media thickness and plaque occurrence in the femoral...
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Clin Sci (Lond) (1997) 93 (4): 317–324.
Published: 01 October 1997
... intima-media thickness were selected. Images were stored on an optical disk and were analysed with a semi-automatic software program by two readers. Individuals were scanned twice by two independent observers. 2. Measurements were performed of the far and near wall of the common carotid artery...