Altered metabolism distinguishes high-risk from stable carotid atherosclerotic plaques

@inproceedings{Tomas2018AlteredMD,
  title={Altered metabolism distinguishes high-risk from stable carotid atherosclerotic plaques},
  author={Lukas Tomas and Andreas Edsfeldt and In{\^e}s Guerra Mollet and L Perisic Matic and Cornelia Prehn and Jerzy Adamski and Gabrielle Paulsson-Berne and Ulf Hedin and Jan Nilsson and Eva Lena Bengtsson and I. Gonçalves and Harry Bj{\"o}rkbacka},
  booktitle={European heart journal},
  year={2018}
}
Aims Identification and treatment of the rupture prone atherosclerotic plaque remains a challenge for reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease. The interconnection of metabolic and inflammatory processes in rupture prone plaques is poorly understood. Herein, we investigate associations between metabolite profiles, inflammatory mediators and vulnerability in carotid atherosclerotic plaques. Methods and results We collected 159 carotid plaques from patients undergoing endarterectomy and… CONTINUE READING
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