Simon P. S. Howarth

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of low-dose (10 mg) and high-dose (80 mg) atorvastatin on carotid plaque inflammation as determined by ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammation within atheromatous plaques is a known risk factor for plaque vulnerability. This can be detected in vivo on high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) using ultrasmall(More)
AIM To assess the effect of low-(10 mg) or high-(80 mg) dose atorvastatin on carotid artery distensibility in patients with asymptomatic carotid artery disease using carotid magnetic resonance(More)
BACKGROUND Atherosclerosis is a systemic inflammatory disease that may affect multiple arterial beds simultaneously. Vascular distensibility is increasingly used in the clinical assessment of(More)