Anti-Aging Research: Carotid Ultrasound / Intima-Media


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Dr. Wichman is a Board Certified Radiologist who specializes in Ultrasound.  He maintains a Philips/Atl HDI 5000 Ultrasound machine on site.  Capabilitites of this unit include: (1) Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT) evaluation; (2) Echocardiography; (3) Lower Extremity Doppler evaluation; (4) Brachial Flow-Mediated Dilation (FMD) test; (5) Tumor Mass assessment; (6) Gallbladder evaluation; (7) Ultrasound-Guided Needle placement; (8) etc.



The carotid Intima-Media Thickness Test (CIMT) is a test that measures the thickness of the two layers of the carotoid artery to determine the risk of heart disease and stroke. The carotid artery has two layers, the intima and media, and increased thickness of these membranes is an indicator of carotid atherosclerotic vascular disease.

After performing the test, a doctor can diagnose and treat potential cardiovascular issues.

Sources and Research:
Common Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Risk of Stroke and Myocardial Infarction

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