1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Intima Media Thickness- IMT see Carotid Intima Media Thickness - CIMT is a well-established measure for assessing the cardiovascular risk, the extent of atherosclerosis and end-organ damage. Carotid IMT has proved to be an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction and stroke


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