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Imaging of atherosclerosis. Coronary wall imaging with MRI.

Abstract:

Contrast arteriography is routinely used in the diagnosis and management of coronary atherosclerosis. However, it is recognized that conventional arteriography can not image plaque directly or provide prognostic information based on plaque characterization. Noninvasive, high-resolution magnetic resonance has the potential to image coronary plaque and to determine its composition and microanatomy. This review summarizes the rationale for coronary plaque imaging, and describes the characteristi...

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Journal:
Journal of cardiovascular risk
Volume:
9
Issue:
5
Pages:
263-270
Publication date:
2002-10-01
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ISSN:
1350-6277
Source identifiers:
151943
Language:
English
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pubs:151943
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uuid:c7b38254-4fd0-460b-b4dc-eac666aff39d
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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