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Carotid intima-media thickness but not carotid artery plaque in healthy individuals is linked to lean body mass.

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Background: Lean body mass has been identified as a key determinant of left ventricular mass and wall thickness. However, the importance of lean body mass or other body‐size measures as normative determinants of carotid intima‐media thickness (cIMT), a widely used early indicator of atherosclerosis, has not been well established.

Methods and Results: Carotid artery ultrasound measurements of cIMT and carotid artery plaque burden (derived from plaque...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1161/jaha.118.011919

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6339-1115
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Heart Association
Journal:
Journal of the American Heart Association More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
15
Article number:
e011919
Publication date:
2019-07-31
Acceptance date:
2019-06-11
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ISSN:
2047-9980
Pmid:
31364443
Language:
English
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pubs:1037153
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uuid:a81ed030-f63d-4b8a-a423-856fb0fbbfb8
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pubs:1037153
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1037153
Deposit date:
2019-08-16

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