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Determinants of carotid intima-medial thickness in an urban Australian Aboriginal population.

Authors
  • Bradshaw, Pamela J
  • Wilkes, Edward T
  • Thompson, Peter L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Atherosclerosis
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
192
Issue
1
Pages
218–223
Identifiers
PMID: 16860327
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Urban-dwelling Aboriginal Australians are at increased risk for early atherosclerosis. In this study an excess of obesity-related cardiovascular risk factors were the important contributors to increased IMT carotid atherosclerosis, but not inflammatory markers or other novel risk factors.

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