Terminology for high-risk and vulnerable coronary artery plaques. Report of a meeting on the vulnerable plaque, June 17 and 18, 2003, Santorini, Greece.

@article{Schaar2004TerminologyFH,
  title={Terminology for high-risk and vulnerable coronary artery plaques. Report of a meeting on the vulnerable plaque, June 17 and 18, 2003, Santorini, Greece.},
  author={J. Schaar and J. Muller and E. Falk and R. Virmani and V. Fuster and P. Serruys and A. Colombo and C. Stefanadis and S. Ward Casscells and P. Moreno and A. Maseri and A. V. D. van der Steen},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={
          1077-82
        }
}
A group of investigators met for two days in Santorini, Greece, to discuss progress in the field of identification and treatment of high risk/vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques and patients. Many differences in the manner in which terms are being utilized were noted. It was recognized that increased understanding of the pathophysiology of coronary thrombosis and onset of acute coronary syndromes has created the need for agreement on nomenclature. The participants spent considerable time… Expand
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