Published in Blood Weekly, February 1st, 2001
"Few studies have examined whether there is a relationship between carotid arterial diameter and cardiovascular risk factors in a large general population," T. Mannami and colleagues at Japan's National Cardiovascular Center noted in the journal Stroke.
To fill this void, Mannami et al. recruited 4,852 residents of Suita, a major Japanese urban center, for their study. The randomly selected participants, 2,284 men and 2,568 women, had their common carotid artery (CCA) diameters and...
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