Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Presence or Absence of Plaque Improves Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Risk. The ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities) Study

Eric Boerwinkle, Lloyd Chambless, Vijay Nambi, Tom Mosley, Max He, Aaron R. Folsom, Kelly Volcik, Yijuan Hu, Christie M. Ballantyne
We evaluated whether carotid intima-media thickness (C-IMT) and the presence or absence of plaque improved coronary heart disease (CHD) risk prediction when added to traditional risk factors (TRF).
doi:10.17615/8pyz-rm95 fatcat:xima5injg5darg6awxuqzfeoia