Anatomic series commonly report the extent and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD), regardless of location. The aim of this study was to evaluate differences in atherosclerotic plaque burden and composition across the major epicardial coronary arteries.
Bax AM, van Rosendael AR, Ma X, van den Hoogen IJ, Gianni U, Tantawy SW, Hollenberg EJ, Andreini D, Al-Mallah MH, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Chinnaiyan K, Choi JH, Conte E, Marques H, de Araújo Gonçalves P, Gottlieb I, Hadamitzky M, Leipsic JA, Maffei E, Pontone G, Shin S, Kim YJ, Lee BK, Chun EJ, Sung JM, Lee SE, Virmani R, Samady H, Stone PH, Berman DS, Min JK, Narula J, Lin FY, Chang HJ, Shaw LJ; PARADIGM Investigators. Comparative differences in the atherosclerotic disease burden between the epicardial coronary arteries: quantitative plaque analysis on coronary computed tomography angiography. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2020 Nov 20;jeaa275. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jeaa275.