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Collegium antropologicum, Vol.35 No.1 March 2011. -

The aim of the study was to assess correlation of atherosclerosis severity as determined by two different methods of

screening for atherosclerosis: A measurement of the cardio-ankle vascular index-CAVI by use of the VaseraVS-1500 vascular

screening device, and B Framingham scale scoring. 52 subjects 28 male and 24 female were enrolled in the

study. Classification of study subjects into four quartiles based on theoretically calculated 10-year risk according to

Framingham scale medians:1%, 3%, 4% and 15% confirmed the risk increase to be associated with a statistically significant

increase in CAVI, age and total cholesterol, and a statistically significant decrease in HDL-cholesterol p



Author: Ljiljana Mayer - Vesna Bačić-Vrca - Pavao Šulentić - Ivan Sisić - Vlasta Marić-Miholić - Slobodan Romovski - Draga Ljubić

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