The Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque: Strategies for Diagnosis and Management

Renu Virmani, Jagat Narula, Martin B. Leon, James T. Willerson

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Abstract

Finally, a convenient, one-volume summary of current knowledge on an area of increasing importance! The Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque presents contributions from the best investigators in the field, skillfully edited for easy reading and lavishly illustrated with high-quality, full-color images. After a considered and concise introduction, the book concentrates on: Pathology of vulnerable plaque Triggers for plaque rupture Imaging of unstable plaque Management of vulnerable plaques Careful editing allows the authors to avoid repetition and provide comprehensive coverage of pathology, detection, and management. This thorough and authoritative reference will change the way interventionists look at the disease.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Number of pages375
ISBN (Print)140515859X, 9781405158596
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes

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