Vascular remodeling and plaque composition between focal and diffuse coronary lesions assessed by intravascular ultrasound

Kenichi Fujii, Gary S. Mintz, Yoshio Kobayashi, Stéphane G. Carlier, Hideo Takebayashi, David Jacoboff, Takenori Yasuda, Issam Moussa, George Dangas, Roxana Mehran, Alexandra J. Lansky, Arlene Reyes, Edward Kreps, Michael Collins, Gregg W. Stone, Martin B. Leon, Jeffrey W. Moses

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Abstract

Coronary remodeling and plaque composition were compared between focal and diffuse coronary lesions. Negative remodeling and fibrous and calcified plaque compositions contribute to stenosis development in diffuse lesions more frequently than in focal lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1067-1070
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume94
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 15 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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