Characteristics of atherosclerotic plaque distribution in coronary artery bifurcations: an intravascular ultrasound analysis


Badak Ö., Schoenhagen P., Tsunoda T., Magyar W., Coughlin J., Kapadia S., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.14, no.4, pp.309-316, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.mca.0000076511.29238.f1
  • Journal Name: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.309-316
  • Keywords: coronary disease, atherosclerosis, ultrasonics, HEMODYNAMICS, INSIGHTS, RATES, WALL
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective Vessel bifurcations are prone to atherosclerotic plaque accumulation. Using volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis, we investigated atheroma distribution at human coronary bifurcations in vivo.