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In vivo assessment of the relationship between shear stress and necrotic core in early and advanced coronary artery disease

EuroIntervention 2013;9:989-995 published online ahead of print March 2013. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV9I8A165

1. Biomedical Engineering, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Interventional Cardiology, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 3. LKEB, Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands; 4. Int

Aims: Atherosclerotic plaques develop at low shear stress locations in the arterial tree. However, at a certain moment, plaques encroach into the lumen causing local wall shear stress

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