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 An Update on Carotid Ultrasound Measurement of Intima-Media Thickness     Updated
An Update on Carotid Ultrasound Measurement of Intima-Media Thickness - Jacque Barth

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 DLP Obese Teenagers Present Similar Intima Media Thickness IMT as Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Teens     Updated
Dyslipidemia in obese teenagers is associated with an eventual higher adult IMT. Adult IMT is a good predictor of future cardiovascular disease (CVD) whose incidence is expected to dramatically rise in the upcoming years.

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Added: 15-10-2010 ,  Hits: 0
 

 Intima Media Thickness IMT Decreases After One Year of Statin Intervention     Updated
We designed a RCT of statin treatment in teenagers with dyslipidemia and monitored IMT of the carotid artery. Sixteen teenagers (14-18) were recruited on the basis of their weight (>97th percentile), presence of high tryglycerides (>1.7mmol) and low HDL-C (<1.0mmol) and randomized to Atorvastatin 10mg or placebo. IMT measurements of the left and right carotid arteries were done before and one year after a lifestyle intervention that incorporated nutrition and exercise counseling.

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