High-risk carotid plaque: lessons learned from histopathology.

  title={High-risk carotid plaque: lessons learned from histopathology.},
  author={Frank D Kolodgie and Kazuyuki Yahagi and Hiroyoshi Mori and Mar{\'i}a Eugenia Romero and Hugh H Trout and Aloke Virmani Finn and Renu Virmani},
  journal={Seminars in vascular surgery},
  volume={30 1},
The pathophysiology and natural history of atherosclerotic carotid disease is predicated on a more extensive knowledge of lesion progression gained in the studies conducted in the coronary arteries, and these will be reviewed. While the precise sequence of lesion progression leading to carotid plaque vulnerability and cerebrovascular events remain less well… CONTINUE READING