Clinical research

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

EuroInterv.2009;4 654-661.

Alina G. van der Giessen
Alina G. van der Giessen1*, Msc; Jolanda J. Wentzel1, PhD; Willem B. Meijboom2, MD; Nico R. Mollet2, PhD, MD; Antonius F.W. van der Steen1, PhD; Frans N. van de Vosse3, PhD; Pim J. de Feyter1, PhD, MD; Frank J.H. Gijsen1, PhD
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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