Intraplaque neovascularization and hemorrhage: markers for cardiovascular risk stratification and therapeutic monitoring.

@article{Koole2012IntraplaqueNA,
  title={Intraplaque neovascularization and hemorrhage: markers for cardiovascular risk stratification and therapeutic monitoring.},
  author={Dave Koole and Jan M. M. Heyligers and Frans L Moll and G. Pasterkamp},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={635-9}
}
Atherosclerotic disease results in major clinical events and remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the western World. Atherosclerotic plaques have a heterogeneous presentation. Atherosclerotic plaques with a vulnerable phenotype have been associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular complications. Intraplaque neovascularization and hemorrhage are histopathological features that have been linked with the vulnerable plaque. The role of intraplaque neovascularization and… CONTINUE READING
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