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Fig. 1 | BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

Fig. 1

From: Body composition is a strong predictor of local carotid stiffness in Swedish, young adults – the cross sectional Lifestyle, biomarkers, and atherosclerosis study

Fig. 1

Automatic analysis of the common carotid artery distention and cIMT made with edge wall tracking of ultrasound B-mode recordings. The media-adventitia boundaries are defined by the blue lines and the distance between them is the carotid diameter. The lumen-intima boundary is shown as the green line and defines the cIMT on the far wall together with the blue line

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