In the article by Urbina et al, “Noninvasive Assessment of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Children and Adolescents: Recommendations for Standard Assessment for Clinical Research: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association,” which published ahead of print on September 3, 2009, and appeared in the November 2009 issue of the journal (Hypertension. 2009;54:919–950), several corrections were needed.
On page 922, Figure 1 was reprinted with permission from another source: Stein JH, Korcarz CE, Hurst RT, Lonn E, Kendall CB, Mohler ER, Najjar SS, Rembold CM, Post WS; American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force. Use of carotid ultrasound to identify subclinical vascular disease and evaluate cardiovascular disease risk: a consensus statement from the American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force [erratum published in J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008;21:376]. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008;21:93-111. This information has been added to the figure legend.
On page 937, Figure 8 was provided as a courtesy from another source: James H. Stein, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Madison, Wisc. This information has been added to the figure legend.
We regret these errors.
These corrections have been made to the current online version of the article, which is available at http://hyper.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/54/5/919.