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Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of atherosclerosis using citrate-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: calcifying microvesicles as imaging target for plaque characterization.

Authors
  • Wagner, Susanne
  • Schnorr, Jörg
  • Ludwig, Antje
  • Stangl, Verena
  • Ebert, Monika
  • Hamm, Bernd
  • Taupitz, Matthias
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Nanomedicine
Publisher
Dove Medical Press
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
8
Pages
767–779
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2147/IJN.S38702
PMID: 23450179
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Calcifying microvesicles and macrophages are the targets for intravenously injected VSOP in atherosclerotic plaques, suggesting that VSOP-enhanced MRI may render clinically relevant information on the composition and inflammatory activity of progressive atherosclerotic lesions at risk of destabilization.

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