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Activity Index of Pedro et al for Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Carotid Artery Atherosclerotic Plaques

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Pedro et al developed an "activity" index to evaluate the appearance of carotid plaque material using color-flow duplex ultrasonography. This score correlates with symptoms and can help identify those patients who may benefit from therapy. The authors are from the Instituto Cardiovascular de Lisbon in Portugal.

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