A Study of Carotid Intima Media Thickness Among Thalassemia Patient in HUSM

Samsudin, Ahmad Hadif Zaidin (2015) A Study of Carotid Intima Media Thickness Among Thalassemia Patient in HUSM. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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Abstract

Thalassemia patient lifespan nowadays has been increased significantly compared to previously due to the advancement of medical treatment and better healthcare system. As a result, more transfusion-related complications are seen, and one of the rising trends is the thromboembolic complication. Studies has shown that ultrasound measurement of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) can be used as a surrogate marker for future cardiovascular event and is recommended to be done in thalassemia patient as early diagnostic tool and for vascular risk stratification.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC71-78.7 Examination. Diagnosis Including raiography
Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences) > Thesis
Depositing User: Mrs Rabiatul Adawiah Ab Manan
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2018 01:07
Last Modified: 17 May 2018 03:12
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/37230

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