Plaque surface irregularity and calcification length within carotid plaque predict secondary events in patients with coronary artery disease.

@article{Nonin2017PlaqueSI,
  title={Plaque surface irregularity and calcification length within carotid plaque predict secondary events in patients with coronary artery disease.},
  author={Shinichi Nonin and Shinichi Iwata and Kenichi Sugioka and Suwako Fujita and Naoki Norioka and Asahiro Ito and Masashi Nakagawa and Minoru Yoshiyama},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2017},
  volume={256},
  pages={29-34}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Although comprehensive risk factor modification is recommended, a uniform management strategy does not necessarily prevent secondary events in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Therefore, identification of high-risk patients who may benefit from more intensive interventions may improve prognosis. Carotid ultrasound can… CONTINUE READING