Carotid artery atherosclerosis: effect of intensive lipid therapy on the vasa vasorum--evaluation by using dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging.

@article{Dong2011CarotidAA,
  title={Carotid artery atherosclerosis: effect of intensive lipid therapy on the vasa vasorum--evaluation by using dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging.},
  author={Li Dong and Williams S Kerwin and Huijun Chen and Baocheng Chu and Hunter R. Underhill and Moni Blazej Neradilek and Thomas S. Hatsukami and Chun Yuan and X Q Zhao},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={260 1},
  pages={224-31}
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether short-term, intensive lipid therapy leads to changes in microvascular characteristics, as measured by using dynamic contrast material-enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval and informed consent were obtained for this HIPAA-compatible study. Subjects with… CONTINUE READING