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Compositional volumetry of non-calcified coronary plaques by multislice computed tomography: an ex vivo feasibility study

EuroIntervention 2009;5:558-564. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV5I5A91

Nico Bruining
Nico Bruining1*, PhD; Jos R.T.C. Roelandt1, MD, PhD; Stefan Verheye2, MD, PhD; Michiel Knaapen3, PhD; Yoshinobu Onuma1, MD; Evelyn Regar1, MD, PhD; Filippo Cademartiri4, MD, PhD; Sebastiaan de Winter1, Bsc; Glenn Van Langenhove2, MD, PhD; Patrick W. Serruys1, MD, PhD; Ronald Hamers1, PhD; Pim J. de Feyter1, MD, PhD
1. Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium; 3. Histogenex, Antwerp, Belgium; 4. Radiology Department, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Aims: Non-invasive quantitative compositional analysis of coronary plaque would be a major advantage to study coronary artery disease. This study explores the application to use the Hounsfi

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