Improvement of cardiovascular risk assessment in Type 2 diabetes by the addition of carotid artery intima-media thickness to Framingham risk score: A retrospective cohort study


Ataoglu H. E. , Saler T., Uzunhasan I., Yenigun M., Yigit Z., Temiz L. U. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF DIABETES, cilt.1, ss.188-193, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: The intima-media thickness (IMT) of the carotid artery is highly correlated with cardiovascular events in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aim of the present study was to undertake a cardiovascular risk assessment in a group of patients (n = 102) who had been followed-up for 10 years.