Characteristics of plaque progression detected by serial coronary computed tomography angiography

@article{Ito2013CharacteristicsOP,
  title={Characteristics of plaque progression detected by serial coronary computed tomography angiography},
  author={Hajime Ito and Sadako Motoyama and Masayoshi Sarai and Hideki Kawai and Hiroto Harigaya and Shino Kan and Shigeru Kato and Hirofumi Anno and Hiroshi Takahashi and Hiroyuki Naruse and Junnichi Ishii and Jagat S. Narula and Yukio Ozaki},
  journal={Heart and Vessels},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={743-749}
}
We previously reported that serial coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) had a potential to evaluate the interval change of plaque morphology of coronary arteries. The aim of this study was to evaluate variables associated with the plaque progression by serial CTA. We included 148 patients (age 66.3 ± 9.8 years, male 81.1 %, median scan interval 12 months) with coronary artery disease undergoing serial CTA. Each coronary artery was compared visually between baseline and follow-up CTA… CONTINUE READING

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