Non-invasuve Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Imaging

Jacek Kwiecinski, Evangelos Tzolos, Michelle C Williams, Damini Dey, Daniel Berman, Piotr Slomka, David E Newby, Marc R Dweck

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Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Despite remarkable advances in the management of coronary artery disease, the prediction of adverse coronary events remains challenging. Over the preceding decades, considerable effort has been made to improve risk stratification using non-invasive imaging. Recently, these efforts have increasingly focused on the direct imaging of coronary atherosclerotic plaque. Modern imaging now allows imaging of coronary plaque burden, plaque type, atherosclerotic plaque activity, and plaque thrombosis, which have major potential to refine patient risk stratification, aid decision making, and advance future clinical practice.  
Original languageEnglish
JournalJACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2023


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