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Plaque and shear stress distribution in human coronary bifurcations: a multislice computed tomography study

EuroInterv.2009;4 654-661.

1. Department of Cardiology, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Radiology, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 3. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Aims: Early atherosclerosis is located in low wall shear-stress (WSS) regions, however plaques are also found in the high WSS sensing flow divider walls of coronary bifurcations. We assesse

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