Increased local temperature in human coronary atherosclerotic plaques: an independent predictor of clinical outcome in patients undergoing a percutaneous coronary intervention.


OBJECTIVES We investigated the midterm clinical significance of human coronary atherosclerotic plaques temperature after a successful percutaneous coronary intervention. BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown an increased temperature in human atherosclerotic plaques. However, the prognostic significance of atherosclerotic plaque temperature in patients… (More)


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