The plasma protein profile and cardiovascular risk differ between intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery and the bulb: A meta-analysis and a longitudinal evaluation

Atherosclerosis

30 January Jan 2020 4 months ago
  • Baldassarre D, Tremoli E, Veglia F

Genetic loci associated with CHD show different relationships with intima-media thickness in the common carotid artery (IMT-CCA) and in the bulb (IMT-bulb). We evaluated if IMT-CCA and IMT-bulb differ also with respect to circulating protein profiles and risk of incident atherosclerotic disease.

Reference

Lind L, Gigante B, Borne Y, Mälarstig A, Sundström J, Ärnlöv J, Ingelsson E, Baldassarre D, Tremoli E, Veglia F, Hamsten A, Orho-Melander M, Nilsson J, Melander O, Engström G. The plasma protein profile and cardiovascular risk differ between intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery and the bulb: A meta-analysis and a longitudinal evaluation. Atherosclerosis 2020 Jan 18;295:25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.01.011

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