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Definition of common carotid wall thickness affects risk classification in relation to degree of internal carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque At RISK (PARISK) study

  • J Steinbuch1,
  • AC van Dijk2, 3,
  • FHBM Schreuder4, 5, 6,
  • MTB Truijman4, 5, 6,
  • J Hendrikse7,
  • PJ Nederkoorn8,
  • A van der Lugt2,
  • E Hermeling4,
  • APG Hoeks1 and
  • WH Mess5Email author
Cardiovascular Ultrasound201715:9

Received: 12 November 2016

Accepted: 23 February 2017

Published: 4 April 2017

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Original Submission
12 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rosa Maria Bruno
24 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elisabetta Bianchini
21 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jeire Steinbuch
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
4 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12947-017-0097-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht University
Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center
Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center
Radiology, Maastricht University Medical Center
Clinical Neurophysiology, Maastricht University Medical Center
Neurology, Maastricht University Medical Center
Radiology, University Medical Center Utrecht
Neurology, Academic Medical Center