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ea0014p52 | (1) | ECE2007

The association between carotid artery intima-media thickness and cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in Type 2 diabetes: a retrospective study

Ataoglu Hayriye Esra , Yenigun Mustafa , Saler Tayyibe , Yigit Zehra , Temiz Levent , Saglam Zuhal , Çetin Faik , Kumbasar Baki , Sar Fuat , Ahbap Suleyman

Carotid artery intima-media thickness (CCA-IMT) highly correlates with cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We aimed to determine the cardiovascular mortality and morbidity incidence regarding CCA-IMT and Framingham Score compared with preceding results of T2DM individuals. Our aim was to determine whether ultrasonographic evaluation of carotid arteries may predict cardiovascular mortality, morbidity and diabetic complications in T2DM patients.<p class="abstext...