In vitro experiment using porcine artery for evaluation of ultrasonic measurement of arterial luminal surface profile

Abstract

In early-stage atherosclerosis, the luminal surface of the arterial wall becomes rough because of detachment of endothelial cells and degeneration of the internal elastic layer. Therefore, it would be useful if minute luminal surface roughness of the carotid arterial wall, which occurs in the early stage of atherosclerosis, could be measured noninvasively… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10396-014-0541-0

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