Progression of noncalcified and calcified coronary plaque by CT angiography in SLE

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Premature coronary artery disease remains the major cause of late death in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Coronary artery calcium (CAC) represents an advanced stage of atherosclerosis, whereas noncalcified coronary atherosclerotic plaque (NCP) typically is more prone to trigger acute coronary events. The aim of this study was to assess the stability of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-016-3615-z

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