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Carotid artery MRI for predicting cardiovascular disease

2018 10 Oct

Carotid arteries are the two major arteries on either side of the neck that carry blood into the head and brain. New research shows that MRI scans of carotid artery wall thickness provide a better way to predict risk of cardiovascular disease, compared to the current carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) test using ultrasound. Similar to coronary... Read more