Studies have demonstrated differences in cardiovascular risk factors as well as plaque burden and progression across different ethnic groups. Aim of this study was to investigate potential differences in plaque progression (PP) between in East Asians and Caucasians as well as to determine clinical predictors of PP in East Asians.
Comparison of coronary atherosclerotic plaque progression in East Asians and Caucasians by serial coronary computed tomographic angiography: A PARADIGM substudy. Ben Zekry S, Sreedharan S, Han D, Sellers S, Ahmadi AA, Blanke P, Hadamitzky M, Kim YJ, Conte E, Andreini D, Pontone G, Budoff MJ, Gottlieb I, Lee BK, Chun EJ, Cademartiri F, Maffei E, Marques H, Shin S, Choi JH, Virmani R, Samady H, Stone PH, Berman DS, Narula J, Shaw LJ, Bax JJ, Leipsic J, Chang HJ. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2021 Oct 14:S1934-5925(21)00445-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2021.09.01