Frailty And Subclinical Atherosclerosis

Randa Abdel WahabReda Mabrouk2 Moatassem Salah Amer*1
Background: Frailty as well as atherosclerotic diseases are commonly prevalent among elderly subjects and usually share both complex pathway and risk factors. Hence it was important to study if there is an association between frailty and risk factors of atherosclerosisat its early stages (subclinical atherosclerosis) using the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI), carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and Abdominal Aortic Diameter (AAD) as markers of subclinical atherosclerosis. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted on 90...
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