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IMT: thickness of the intima to media interfaces seen on high resolution imaging of the arterial wall
5Carotid IMT and future heart attacks and strokes in individuals with no symptoms
Top 20% with thick IMTs
5 times the chance of heart attack and stroke
Incidence Rates (1,000 person-years)
O’Leary, Polak, Kronmal et al.
Quintiles of IMT values