Journal of Diabetes Research / 2014 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Cumulative Effects of Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, and Chronic Kidney Disease on Carotid Atherosclerosis in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Figure 1

Measurements of the intima-media thickness and stiffness in the common carotid artery. (a) Longitudinal grey scale sonogram showing the measurement of the intima-media thickness of a common carotid artery (CCA) using radiofrequency-based quality intima-media thickness. (b) Longitudinal grey scale sonogram showing the measurement of the arterial stiffness of the same CCA using radiofrequency-based quality arterial stiffness. The arrows indicate the inferior end of the carotid bulb and the double-arrows lines show a distance of 1 cm.
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