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Protocol and quality assurance for carotid imaging in 100,000 participants of UK Biobank: development and assessment.

Abstract:

Background

Ultrasound imaging is able to quantify carotid arterial wall structure for assessment of cerebral and cardiovascular disease risks. We describe a protocol and quality assurance process to enable carotid imaging at large scale that has been developed for the UK Biobank Imaging Enhancement Study of 100,000 individuals.

Design

An imaging protocol was developed to allow measurement of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) from the far wall of both common ca...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/2047487317732273

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology Journal website
Publication date:
2017-09-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-27
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-4881
ISSN:
2047-4873
Pmid:
28925747
Source identifiers:
729877
Language:
English
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pubs:729877
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uuid:851aa84b-73c8-4755-8517-33c6c84ee992
Local pid:
pubs:729877
Deposit date:
2017-09-21

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