Published in Medical Imaging Week, December 31st, 2005
According to recent research from Turkey, "Behcet disease (BD), is a unique systemic vasculitis, which affects almost all types and sizes of blood vessels. Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) is an endothelial cell dysfunction (ECD) parameter which may also be associated with atherosclerosis."
G. Keser and colleagues at the Ege University School of Medicine in Izmir wrote, "[Our objective was] to search carotid IMT and plaque formation in BD, using high-resolution B-mode Doppler ultrasonography (USG)."
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