Ultrasound Studies of Factors Associated with Early Atheromata: Design Considerations

  • A. Richey Sharrett
  • Millicent Higgins
Conference paper


Arterial imaging of atherosclerotic lesions by ultrasound can be used in epidemiological studies of factors associated with early atheromata. We believe that ultrasound is ready for this application. However, prior to initiating any major studies, the investigator should verify that specific accuracy and precision requirements are met.


Ultrasound Study Human Atherosclerotic Plaque Specific Accuracy Extensive Atherosclerosis Platelet Survival 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

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  • A. Richey Sharrett
  • Millicent Higgins

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