Impact of carotid plaque screening on smoking cessation and other cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized controlled trial

Rodondi, Nicolas; Collet, Tinh-Hai; Nanchen, David; Locatelli, Isabella; Depairon, Michèle; Aujesky, Drahomir; Bovet, Pascal; Cornuz, Jacques (2012). Impact of carotid plaque screening on smoking cessation and other cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of internal medicine, 172(4), pp. 344-52. Chicago, Ill.: American Medical Association 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.1326

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Screening of peripheral atherosclerosis is increasingly used, but few trials have examined its clinical impact. We aimed to assess whether carotid plaque screening helps smokers to improve their health behaviors and cardiovascular risk factors.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Rodondi, Nicolas and Aujesky, Drahomir

ISSN:

0003-9926

Publisher:

American Medical Association

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:36

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:26

Publisher DOI:

10.1001/archinternmed.2011.1326

PubMed ID:

22269590

Web of Science ID:

000300739500010

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14431 (FactScience: 221408)

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