Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality yet largely preventable, but the key to prevention is to identify at-risk individuals before adverse events. For predicting individual CVD risk, carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), a noninvasive ultrasound method, has proven to be valuable, offering several advantages over CT coronary artery calcium score.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-40)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Computer science