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Ultrasound measurement of the fibrous cap in symptomatic and asymptomatic atheromatous carotid plaques

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Devuyst, Gérald
Karapanayiotides, Theodoros
Ruchat, Patrik
Lobrinus, Johannes-Alexander
Jonasson, Lisa
Cuisinaire, Olivier
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Published in Circulation. 2005, vol. 111, no. 21, p. 2776-82
Abstract Fibrous cap thickness (FCT) is an important determinant of atheroma stability. We evaluated the feasibility and potential clinical implications of measuring the FCT of internal carotid artery plaques with a new ultrasound system based on boundary detection by dynamic programming.
Keywords AgedAtherosclerosis/diagnosis/pathologyCarotid Artery Diseases/diagnosis/pathologyDiagnosis, DifferentialFemaleHumansMaleMiddle AgedObserver VariationPredictive Value of TestsROC CurveSoftwareUltrasonography/methods/standards
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PMID: 15911699
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DEVUYST, Gérald et al. Ultrasound measurement of the fibrous cap in symptomatic and asymptomatic atheromatous carotid plaques. In: Circulation, 2005, vol. 111, n° 21, p. 2776-82. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:39725

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