What is the cut out limit for intima media thickness?

What is the cut out limit for intima media thickness?

This video talks about the cut out limit for intima media thickness by Dr. RR Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta - the Medicity. Intima media thickness is the anatomical part whereas endothelial dysfunction is a physiological process. If intima media thickness is above 8 mm then it is related to hardening of the arteries and requires treatment. Dr. Kasliwal will talk about the data of intima media thickness related to the different age groups and about the normal and abnormal measurements. Approximately above 7 -8 mm thickness is considered to be pathological.

Dr. RR Kasliwal

D.M. (Cardiology) AIIMS, New Delhi in 1979, M.D. (General Medicine) SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1976, M.B.B.S. SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1973. Awards & Accomplishments: Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology by the President of India, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Community Cardiology by Rana Pratap Sewa Samiti, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Preventive Cardiology by Health Minister of Nepal, 2008. DMA Distinguished Service Award, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology at World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Geriatrics Cardiology. Dr B C Roy National Award, Best Talent for encouraging development of specialties within Medicine, 2004.

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