Coronary atherosclerosis: current management and treatment by Chourmouzios Arampatzis, Eugene P McFadden, Lampros K

By Chourmouzios Arampatzis, Eugene P McFadden, Lampros K Michalis, Renu Virmani, Patrick W. Serruys

Coronary Atherosclerosis: present administration and remedy addresses the prime explanation for demise all over the world - coronary artery sickness. Atherosclerosis has a vast diversity of affliction manifestations looking on the measure of the stenosis, and the useful prestige of the coronary plaque and is a affliction cardiologists deal with each day. occurrence of coronary artery sickness is expanding as a better variety of humans live Read more...

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Bio-imaging (including assessment of coronary calcium score or carotid intima-media thickness) also appears to be able to reclassify patients at intermediate CV risk. However, how CRP levels and bio-imaging can be used in clinical practice to guide treatment in individuals classified as being at intermediate risk remain to be better established. Finally, among high-risk patients it would be highly desirable to identify subjects who harbor vulnerable plaque prone plaques that are likely to cause a CV event in the short term.

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