Coronary Plaque Features on CTA Can Identify Patients at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events

JACC Cardiovascular Imaging

23 Agosto Ago 2019 one month ago
  • Andreini D, Conte E, Mushtaq S, Pontone G

This study sought to assess whether coronary atherosclerosis analysis by coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) may improve prognostic stratification among patients with diffuse coronary artery disease (CAD) BACKGROUND: Coronary CTA has recently emerged as a promising noninvasive tool for advanced analysis of coronary atherosclerosis.

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Andreini D, Magnoni M, Conte E, Masson S, Mushtaq S, Berti S, Canestrari M, Casolo G, Gabrielli D, Latini R, Marraccini P, Moccetti T, Modena MG, Pontone G, Gorini M, Maggioni AP, Maseri A; CAPIRE Investigators. Coronary Plaque Features on CTA Can Identify Patients at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2019 Aug 8. pii: S1936-878X(19)30611-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.06.019.

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