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The vulnerable artery: early and rapid deposition of lipid in coronary arteries is associated with subsequent development of thin-cap fibroatheromas

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1612-e1618 published online e-edition April 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I14A312

1. Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2. InfraReDx, Inc., Burlington, MA, USA

Aims: We aimed to determine whether intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) could identify arteries which would subsequently develop a thin-cap fibroatheroma

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