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Uncoupling protein 2-mediated thermogenesis in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques

EuroIntervention 2007;3:275-279 - DOI10.4244/EIJV3I2A47.

1. Division of Pharmacology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium; 2. Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Middelheim Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium

Timely detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques is of the utmost importance to prevent acute clinical events, such as unstable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden death. Advanced plaques show a dense

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