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CiteWeb id: 20030000329

CiteWeb score: 2751

DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000087480.94275.97

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease results in 19 million deaths annually, and coronary heart disease accounts for the majority of this toll. Despite major advances in treatment of coronary heart disease patients, a large number of victims of the disease who are apparently healthy die suddenly without prior symptoms. Available screening and diagnostic methods are insufficient to identify the victims before the event occurs. The recognition of the role of the vulnerable plaque has opened new avenues of opportunity in the field of cardiovascular medicine. This consensus

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