The widespread localisation of atherosclerotic lesions throughout the vascular system determines the different clinical manifestations of the disease. Depending on the severity and extent of the obstructive vascular lesions, atherosclerosis may remain silent during a lifetime, or manifest itself through a wide spectrum of symptoms that span the range from limited and minor chronic complaints to a severe disabling status, or even sudden death.
Probably the most frequently diagnosed and treated localisation of atherosclerosis, due, in part, to its high prevalence, is coronary artery disease (CAD). The importance of cardiac involvement, its impact on survival and quality of life, ...
EHRA/EAPCI consensus on LAA occlusion, EAPCI Position paper on defining device sucess and more
(3D volume-rendered CCTA LAA example)
January 17, 2020