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Descriptor English: Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Descriptor Spanish: Grosor Intima-Media Carotídeo
Descriptor grosor de la íntima y media carotídea
Entry term(s) EIMC
espesor carotídeo íntima-media
Scope note: Medición del grosor de las paredes de la arteria carótida. Se mide por ULTRASONOGRAFÍA en modo B y se utiliza como un marcador sustituto de la ATEROSCLEROSIS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Espessura Intima-Media Carotídea
Descriptor French: Épaisseur intima-média carotidienne
Entry term(s): Carotid Intima Media Thickness
Intima-Media Thickness, Carotid
Tree number(s): E01.370.350.850.150
E01.370.370.180
G09.330.210
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Carotid Arteries/ultrasonography (1991-2011)
Tunica Intima/ultrasonography (1994-2011)
Tunica Media/ultrasonography (1994-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
Related: Tunica Intima MeSH
Tunica Media MeSH
DeCS ID: 54672
Unique ID: D059168
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness - Preferred
Concept UI M0548518
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.
Preferred term Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Entry term(s) Carotid Intima Media Thickness
Intima-Media Thickness, Carotid



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