Coronarographic and pathomorphological characteristics of unstable atherosclerotic plaques in acute coronary syndromes

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The proximal segments of the main coronary vessels are the most often localization of “soft” unstable atherosclerotic plaques. The maximum number of plaques developed in the anterior descending branch of the left coronary artery. Pathognomonic relationship was found between the type of these plaques (with ulceration, rupture, thrombosis) and certain acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10517-007-0305-6

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