CIMT

(redirected from Carotid Intimal Medial Thickness)
AcronymDefinition
CIMTConstraint Induced Movement Therapy
CIMTCrime(s) Involving Moral Turpitude
CIMTCarotid Intimal Medial Thickness
CIMTChina International Machine Tool Show
CIMTCentre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (UK)
CIMTCritical Incident Management Team (various locations)
CIMTColorado Institute of Massage Therapy
CIMTCertified Infant Massage Teacher (Canada)
CIMTComputer Integrated Manufacturing and Technology
CIMTCritical Incident Management Training (petroleum industry)
CIMTComfort Inn Marina Towers (Chennai, India hotel)
CIMTCommission Internationale de La Médecine du Travail (French: International Commission on Occupational Health)
CIMTCapital Investment Management Tool (BAE Systems)
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It will examine carotid intimal medial thickness, a very strong marker of coronary heart disease, and the results will similarly pinpoint the drug's effect on plaque burden.
The researchers assessed chlamydia seropositivity and carotid intimal medial thickness (IMT) in 90 hypertensive subjects, 60 subjects with white-coat hypertension, and 45 normotensive subjects.
The FDA said that there were several explanations as to why the larger de crease in cholesterol did not lead to a much more significant improvement in carotid intimal medial thickness (cIMT), including that the 2-year study may have been too short to highlight any significant effects and that "there may be unknown properties of ezetimibe that may negate the beneficial effects of LDL lowering on cIMT."
The secondary end point was a change in the ultrasound measurement of carotid intimal medial thickness after 24 weeks of treatment, compared with baseline levels.
On B-mode carotid ultrasound, diabetic patients had significantly higher common and internal carotid intimal medial thickness (IMT) than did nondiabetics, before and after adjustment for age, gender, ethnicity, and traditional risk factors for atherosclerosis, including blood pressure, cholesterol level, BMI, smoking, socioeconomic status, and statin and aspirin use.
Carotid intimal medial thickness, a well-established predictor of coronary risk, averaged 0.93 mm at baseline.