Contrast enhanced ultrasound of carotid artery plaques

SND-ID: ext0210-1.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Göran Bergström

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Institute of Medicine rorId


The study sample collected between 2009-2013 consist of in vivo images and data analyses of asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid atherosclerotic plaques.


In vivo imaging of carotid plaque using contrast enhanced ultrasound. The aim is to quantify the vascularization of carotid plaques.
Method and outcome

Time period(s) investigated

2009 – 2013

Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Västra Götaland County

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Institute of Medicine

Ethics Review


Topic and keywords

Research area

Medical and health sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Health (CESSDA Topic Classification)