Correlation of intracoronary ultrasound plaque characteristics in atherosclerotic coronary artery disease patients with clinical variables.

It was examined whether intracoronary ultrasound-defined plaque morphology of symptom-producing, severely stenosed, atherosclerotic coronary artery lesions is related to patient-related clinical variables. Data regarding anginal pattern (stable vs unstable), age, sex, history of smoking, diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and lesion location were… CONTINUE READING