Plaque, Atherosclerotic

Known as: Plaque, Atherosclerotic [Disease/Finding], Atherosclerotic Plaque, Atherosclerotic Plaques 
Fatty tissue which is deposited in the inner lining of the arterial wall.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The statins have been used for 30 years to prevent coronary artery disease and stroke. Their primary mechanism of action is the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES In a computed tomographic (CT) angiography study, we identified the characteristics of atherosclerotic lesions that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The current understanding of the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease is based largely on postmortem studies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic plaque rupture is usually a consequence of inflammatory cell activity within the plaque. Current… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Innate immune reactions against bacteria and viruses have been implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. To… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and the ability of intravascular optical coherence tomography… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Coronary calcium identified by electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT) correlates poorly with luminal atherosclerotic… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Dysregulated extracellular matrix (ECM) metabolism may contribute to vascular remodeling during the development and complication… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The study was designed to verify the concept of plaques "at risk" and whether inflammation could play a role in plaque… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Tissue factor (TF)-producing cells were identified in normal human vessels and atherosclerotic plaques by in situ hybridization… (More)
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