Balta et al. supported that increased carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) can predict coronary artery disease (CAD) [
]. Han et al. argued that the link between cIMT and CAD might be inflammation [
- Balta S.
- Aparci M.
- Ozturk C.
- Umlu M.
- Celik T.
Carotid intima media thickness can predict coronary artery disease.
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]. Some additional comments may be of interest.
- Han Q.F.
- Wu L.
- Li T.
- Meng X.Y.
- Yao H.C.
There is a link between carotid intima media thickness and coronary artery disease: it might be inflammation.
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Published online: November 23, 2015
Accepted: November 22, 2015
Received: November 14, 2015
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