Carotid Ultrasound Phenotypes Are Biologically Distinct

J. David Spence
2015 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology  
Editorial by guest on April 11, 2017 Downloaded from Spence Carotid Ultrasound Phenotypes 1911 Figure. Ultrasound images used for determinations of right carotid anatomy in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions from 2 study subjects. Three top panels are images from one subject and 3 bottom panels are images from the other. The left panels show typical images used to determine intima-media thickness (IMT), with arrows at the far carotid wall showing where IMT was determined. Both
more » ... ubjects had IMT of ≈1 mm. The middle panels show images used to determine total plaque area (PA) of the shaded plaques, with values shown for each subject. The right panels show images used to determine total plaque volume (PV) of the colored regions, with values shown. Reproduced from Al-Shali et al 45 with permission of the publisher.
doi:10.1161/atvbaha.115.306209 pmid:26310810 fatcat:amamlzlrrbe2dflt4oyeoroymm