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Carotid bruits as a prognostic indicator of cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Pickett, Christopher A
  • Jackson, Jeffrey L
  • Hemann, Brian A
  • Atwood, J Edwin
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Lancet
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 10, 2008
Volume
371
Issue
9624
Pages
1587–1594
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60691-1
PMID: 18468542
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Auscultation for carotid bruits in patients at risk for heart disease could help select those who might benefit the most from an aggressive modification strategy for cardiovascular risk.

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