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From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part I.
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease results in >19 million deaths annually, and coronary heart disease accounts for the majority of this toll. Despite major advances in treatment of coronary heartExpand
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From Vulnerable Plaque to Vulnerable Patient—Part III: Executive Summary of the Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education (SHAPE) Task Force Report
Screening for early-stage asymptomatic cancers (eg, cancers of breast and colon) to prevent late-stage malignancies has been widely accepted. However, although atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseaseExpand
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From vulnerable plaque to vulnerable patient: a call for new definitions and risk assessment strategies: Part II.
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease results in >19 million deaths annually, and coronary heart disease accounts for the majority of this toll. Despite major advances in treatment of coronary heartExpand
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Association of Influenza Vaccination and Reduced Risk of Recurrent Myocardial Infarction
Background—Numerous studies have suggested that microbial agents may promote atherosclerosis. A smaller body of research has suggested that acute respiratory infection may be a risk factor forExpand
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Image-Based Gating of Intravascular Ultrasound Pullback Sequences
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We introduce a frame-gating method for IVUS pullbacks that mimics ECG (i.e., it selects only one frame per cardiac cycle), but will automatically choose the fraction of the cycle that renders the most stable frame set. Expand
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Influenza Infection Exerts Prominent Inflammatory and Thrombotic Effects on the Atherosclerotic Plaques of Apolipoprotein E–Deficient Mice
Background—The role of infection in the development and complications of atherosclerosis has been the focus of much attention. We reported previously that influenza vaccination was associated withExpand
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The role of periadventitial fat in atherosclerosis.
CONTEXT It has become increasingly evident that adipose tissue is a multifunctional organ that produces and secretes multiple paracrine and endocrine factors. Research into obesity, insulinExpand
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Reproducibility and variability of digital thermal monitoring of vascular reactivity
Background:  Previous studies demonstrated that digital thermal monitoring (DTM) of vascular reactivity, a new test for vascular function assessment, is well correlated with Framingham Risk Score,Expand
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Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis. Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment
Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis. Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment - Libros de Medicina - Arterosclerosis - 224,10
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Vasa vasorum imaging: A new window to the clinical detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques
Complications of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques (rupture, luminal and mural thrombosis, intraplaque hemorrhage, rapid progression to stenosis, spasm, and so forth) lead to heart attacks andExpand
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