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Presence of vulnerable coronary plaques in middle-aged individuals who suffered a brain death.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Heart Journal
1522-9645
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Volume
30
Issue
23
Pages
2845–2853
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp303
PMID: 19666897
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

High-risk coronary artery plaques not associated with significant vascular lumen reduction exist in 57% of patients who suffered a brain death with a mean of 1.11 lesions prone to rupture per individual.

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