Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Carotid Ultrasound

Tatjana Rundek, Joseph F. Polak

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405195768
StatePublished - Mar 24 2011


  • Asymptomatic carotid disease and risk of stroke and cardiovascular events
  • Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS)
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carotid artery intima-media thickness
  • Carotid ultrasound criteria for detection of carotid stenosis
  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
  • Doppler ultrasound and screening for carotid stenosis in asymptomatic individuals
  • Gray-scale (B-mode) imaging of the atherosclerotic plaque
  • Intima-media thickness (IMT)
  • North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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