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Lessons from sudden coronary death: a comprehensive morphological classification scheme for atherosclerotic lesions.
This review will reconsider the current paradigm for understanding the critical, final steps in the progression of atherosclerotic lesions. That scheme, largely an outgrowth of observations ofExpand
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Sudden cardiac death.
Sudden death is an unexpected death that occurs instantaneously or within a few minutes of an abrupt change in a person’s previous clinical state. In the sporting world it has become an all tooExpand
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Pathology of drug-eluting stents in humans: delayed healing and late thrombotic risk.
OBJECTIVES This study examined human drug-eluting stents (DES) to determine the long-term effects of these stents on coronary arterial healing and identified mechanisms underlying late stentExpand
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Pathological Correlates of Late Drug-Eluting Stent Thrombosis: Strut Coverage as a Marker of Endothelialization
Background— Late stent thrombosis (LST) after Cypher and Taxus drug-eluting stent placement has emerged as a major concern. Although the clinical predictors of LST have been reported, specificExpand
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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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Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome.
OBJECTIVES In a computed tomographic (CT) angiography study, we identified the characteristics of atherosclerotic lesions that were associated with subsequent development of acute coronary syndromeExpand
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The pathology of neoatherosclerosis in human coronary implants bare-metal and drug-eluting stents.
OBJECTIVES Human coronary bare-metal stents (BMS) and drug-eluting stents (DES) from autopsy cases with implant duration >30 days were examined for the presence of neointimal atherosclerotic disease.Expand
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Pathology of the Vulnerable Plaque
The majority of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) present with unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction, and sudden coronary death. The most common cause of coronary thrombosis isExpand
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Consensus standards for acquisition, measurement, and reporting of intravascular optical coherence tomography studies: a report from the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this document is to make the output of the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (IWG-IVOCT) Standardization and Validation available toExpand
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The role of endomyocardial biopsy in the management of cardiovascular disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society
The role of endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) in the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric cardiovascular disease remains controversial, and the practice varies widely even among cardiovascularExpand
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