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This observational study looks at Carotid Stenosis in two groups of subjects using a non-invasive procedure, B-mode ultrasound.
One group of subjects has had long-term intensive lipid altering therapy (lowering LDL-C plus raising HDL-C). The second group of patients has been on conventional "standard of care" treatment for carotid stenosis.
The study will look at the Carotid Intima-media Thickness (CMIT) in both groups.
Hypothesis: CIMT will differ between the two groups, such that the CIMT will be less in the subjects on intensive lipid altering therapy.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
University of Washington
Enrolling by invitation
University of Washington
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:21-0400
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