Published in Hematology Week, September 11th, 2006
"Although carotid intima-media thickness is a well-recognized indicator of atherosclerosis, it may not be an appropriate indicator of microangiopathy. We evaluated the parameters of extracranial carotid artery (CA) duplex ultrasonographic scanning in relation to microalbuminuria, which is an indicator of microangiopathy in patients with diabetes. The relationships of CA stenosis, hypertension, and dyslipidemia with microalbuminuria were also...
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