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Familial hypercholesterolaemic downsized pig with human-like coronary atherosclerosis: a model for preclinical studies

EuroIntervention 2010;6:261-268 published online ahead of print February 2010. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV6I2A42

1. Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital (Skejby) and Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark; 2. Institut des Vaisseaux et du Sang, Paris, France; 3. INRA French National Institute of Agron

Aims: A manageable and reproducible large animal model of human-like coronary atherosclerosis is lacking but highly needed for translational research in percutaneous coronary interventions

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