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Lipid-rich plaques predict non-target-lesion ischemic events in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

Authors
  • Amano, Tetsuya
  • Matsubara, Tatsuaki
  • Uetani, Tadayuki
  • Kato, Masataka
  • Kato, Bunichi
  • Yoshida, Tomohiro
  • Harada, Ken
  • Kumagai, Soichiro
  • Kunimura, Ayako
  • Shinbo, Yusaku
  • Ishii, Hideki
  • Murohara, Toyoaki
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
75
Issue
1
Pages
157–166
Identifiers
PMID: 21116071
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

LRP measured using IB-IVUS proved to be an independent morphologic predictor of non-target ischemic events after PCI, particularly enhancing the risk in patients with elevated serum CRP levels.

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