Relationship between the amount and location of macrophages and clinical outcome: subanalysis of the clima-study

Int J Cardiol

25 November Nov 2021 2 days ago
  • Fabbiocchi F

The ability of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to recognize intraplaque macrophage infiltration is now well acknowledged. This post-hoc analysis of the CLIMA study aimed to address the clinical impact of the circumferential extension of OCT-defined macrophages and their location at one year follow-up.

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Relationship between the amount and location of macrophages and clinical outcome: subanalysis of the clima-study. Gatto L, Alfonso F, Paoletti G, Burzotta F, La Manna A, Budassi S, Biccirè FG, Fineschi M, Marco V, Fabbiocchi F, Vergallo R, Boi A, Ruscica G, Versaci F, Taglieri N, Calligaris G, Albertucci M, Romagnoli E, Ramazzotti V, Tamburino C, Crea F, Ozaki Y, Arbustini E, Prati F. Int J Cardiol. 2021 Nov 16:S0167-5273(21)01858-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.11.042

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