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Carotid Intima-Media Thickness MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.850.708.500
E01.370.370.180
G09.330.210
Unique ID
D059168
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059168
Scope Note
A measurement of the thickness of the carotid artery walls. It is measured by B-mode ULTRASONOGRAPHY and is used as a surrogate marker for ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
Previous Indexing
Carotid Arteries/ultrasonography (1991-2011)
Tunica Intima/ultrasonography (1994-2011)
Tunica Media/ultrasonography (1994-2011)
See Also
Tunica Intima
Tunica Media
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2022/04/08
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Preferred
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