Common Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Relates to Cardiovascular Events in Adults Aged <45 Years

Anouk L. M. Eikendal*, Karlijn A. Groenewegen, Todd J. Anderson, Annie R. Britton, Gunnar Engstrom, Greg W. Evans, Jacqueline de Graaf, Diederick E. Grobbee, Bo Hedblad, Suzanne Holewijn, Ai Ikeda, Kazuo Kitagawa, Akihiko Kitamura, Eva M. Lonn, Matthias W. Lorenz, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Giel Nijpels, Jacqueline M. Dekker, Shuhei Okazaki, Daniel H. O'LearyJoseph F. Polak, Jacqueline F. Price, Christine Robertson, Christopher M. Rembold, Maria Rosvall, Tatjana Rundek, Jukka T. Salonen, Matthias Sitzer, Coen D. A. Stehouwer, Imo E. Hoefer, Sanne A. E. Peters, Michiel L. Bots, Hester M. den Ruijter

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Although atherosclerosis starts in early life, evidence on risk factors and atherosclerosis in individuals aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)707-+
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015


  • atherosclerosis
  • carotid intima-media thickness
  • risk factors
  • young adult

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