How Old Is Your Artery CIMT Arterial Age Assessment
Arterial Age Testing is a convenient, safe, painless and precise technique for measuring the thickness of the inner layers of the common carotid artery located in the neck. Wall thickening is an early manifestation of sub-clinical atherosclerosis and implies future risk for heart attack and stroke.
What is your arterial age
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Arterial Age Ultrasound
Sample Arterial Age CIMT Ultrasound
Photo: Use of Carotid Ultrasound to Identify Subclinical Vascular Disease and Evaluate Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Consensus Statement from the American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force Endorsed by the Society for Vascular Medicine
James H. Stein, MD, FASE, Claudia E. Korcarz, DVM, RDCS, FASE, R. Todd Hurst, MD, Eva Lonn MD, MSc, FASE, Christopher B. Kendall, BS, RDCS, Emile R. Mohler, MD, Samer S. Najjar, MD, Christopher M. Rembold, MD, and Wendy S. Post, MD, MS
Arterial Age CIMT Patient
Calendar age: 58
Arterial Age: 55
Difference:
-3.0 years
  • Active 59 year old
  • Avid walker (walks 6 miles a day)
  • Never smoked
  • Cholesterol is excellent (normal)
  • She is a bit worried because both her parents have had coronary vessel stents for blocked arteries
Arterial Age Test Results
Patient shows an Arterial Age of 55 years, 3 years less than her actual age.
She is indeed healthy inside! No need for statins!
 
Arterial Age CIMT Patient
Calendar age: 40.0
Arterial Age: 58
Difference:
+18 years
  • Family history of heart disease and diabetes
  • Never smoked
  • Exercises regularly 3 days a week
  • Has diet controlled diabetes melltus, takes statin
  • LDl-C (bad cholesterol) is 70 mg/dL (a goal), but good cholesterol (HDL-C) is low, 34 mg/dL.
Arterial Age Test Results
Patient shows an Arterial Age of 58 years, 18 years greater than his actual age.
Knowing his arterial age inspired him to start niacin, exercise more, and eat better. He is starting to lose inches from his waist. He is feeling fine, and doing well.
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