Pathological changes in the coronary arteries in the acute coronary syndromes

Kockx, M. M.; Knaapen, M. W.
November 2006
Heart;Nov2006, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p1557
Academic Journal
The article discusses the histopathological changes in the coronary arteries of patients with acute coronary syndromes such as unstable angina, myocardial infarction and sudden ischemic death. Important factors in the development of acute coronary syndromes are the destabilization of atherosclerotic plaque and the superimposed formation of the platelet-rich thrombus.


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