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Imaging of atherosclerosis.

Abstract:

It is now well recognized that the atherosclerotic plaques responsible for thrombus formation are not necessarily those that impinge most on the lumen of the vessel. Nevertheless, clinical investigations for atherosclerosis still focus on quantifying the degree of stenosis caused by plaques. Many of the features associated with a high-risk plaque, including a thin fibrous cap, large necrotic core, macrophage infiltration, neovascularization, and intraplaque hemorrhage, can now be probed by no...

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Lindsay, AC More by this author
Choudhury, RP More by this author
Journal:
Annual review of medicine
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Pages:
25-40
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
1545-326X
ISSN:
0066-4219
URN:
uuid:59d4ab82-9f04-4a9a-adf5-2b66db942e0f
Source identifiers:
120502
Local pid:
pubs:120502

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