The role of plaque rupture and thrombosis in coronary artery disease.

Abstract

Atherosclerosis and its thrombotic complications are the major cause of morbidity and mortality in the industrialized world. The progression of atherosclerotic plaques in the coronary circulation is dependent on several risk factors. It is now clear that plaque composition is a major determinant of the risk of subsequent plaque rupture and superimposed… (More)

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@article{Zaman2000TheRO, title={The role of plaque rupture and thrombosis in coronary artery disease.}, author={Azfar Ghaus Zaman and G{\'e}rard Helft and Stephen G. Worthley and Juan Jos{\'e} Badim{\'o}n}, journal={Atherosclerosis}, year={2000}, volume={149 2}, pages={251-66} }