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By Naima Carter-Monroe, Saami K. Yazdani, Elena Ladich, Frank D. Kolodgie, Renu Virmani (auth.), Jasjit S. Suri, Chirinjeev Kathuria, Filippo Molinari (eds.)

Atherosclerosis is a degenerative procedure affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque progress, and hardening of the partitions. it's a hazard issue for cardiovascular ailments. the focal point of this e-book is at the administration of the atherosclerotic disorder. The insurance spans from histological presentation of some of the phases of atherosclerotic lesions to the earliest experiences in atherosclerosis remedy, from complex medical prognosis to tracking, follow-up, and home-care of the atherosclerotic sufferer. This publication indicates well-established diagnostic innovations protecting numerous scientific imaging modalities reminiscent of Ultrasounds, IVUS, MRI, computing device Tomography, in addition to new traits in early and complex atherosclerosis prognosis (innovative medications and tissue characterization procedures). Surgical criteria should be awarded in addition to leading edge experimental trials for the therapy of the atherosclerotic sufferer. The e-book additionally covers rising concepts in response to molecular imaging and vibro-acoustics.

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Kolodgie, and R. Virmani and the vasa vasorum. The maximum frequency of hemorrhage is observed in arteries with 50–75% cross-sectional area luminal narrowing [24]. We have reported in coronary plaques that intraplaque hemorrhage is responsible for necrotic core enlargement and excessive foamy macrophages in the fibrous caps [39]. Red blood cell membranes are the richest source of free cholesterol as compared to any other cell in the body. The free cholesterol in the necrotic core is believed to arise from apoptotic cell death of foamy macrophages.

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