Evaluation of coronary plaque characteristics with coronary computed tomography angiography in patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease: a long-term follow-up study

European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

10 Ottobre Ott 2016 one month ago
  • Conte E, Annoni A, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Volpato V, Agalbato C, Bonomi A, Veglia F, Formenti A, Fiorentini C, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M, Andreini D.

Recent studies suggested that even non-obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) increases major cardiovascular adverse events (MACE) rate. Aim of this study was to evaluate whether coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) may detect specific plaque characteristics that may affect prognosis in patients with non-obstructive CAD.

Reference
Conte E, Annoni A, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Volpato V, Agalbato C, Bonomi A, Veglia F, Formenti A, Fiorentini C, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M, Andreini D. Evaluation of coronary plaque characteristics with coronary computed tomography angiography in patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease: a long-term follow-up study. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Sep 27[Epub ahead of print]

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