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Carotid ultrasound scan predicts heart risk in elderly

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Using ultrasound to measure the thickness of the artery walls in the neck could help identify elderly people at risk of heart attack or stroke more accurately than traditional cholesterol or blood pressure tests.

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