Radial artery intima-media ratio predicts presence of coronary thin-cap fibroatheroma: a frequency domain-optical coherence tomography study

Francesco Burzotta, Carlo Trani, Filippo Crea, Luca Di Vito, Italo Porto, Giampaolo Niccoli, Antonio Maria Leone, I. Porto

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Abstract

Peripheral arterial disease is a risk factor for cardiac mortality but pathophysiologic mechanisms linking atherosclerosis of peripheral arteries with coronary events in the single patient have not been established.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1917-1922
Number of pages6
JournalINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Volume168
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Intimal hyperplasia
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Radial artery
  • Thin cap fibroatheroma

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