3D/4D Ultrasound Contrast Enhanced Imaging (CEUS) for Carotid Plaque Vulnerability "CEUS carotid"

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Phase N/A Results N/A

References

Publications

  • Hoogi A, Adam D, Hoffman A, Kerner H, Reisner S, Gaitini D. Carotid plaque vulnerability: quantification of neovascularization on contrast-enhanced ultrasound with histopathologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Feb;196(2):431-6. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.4522. Pubmed ID:21257897
  • Staub D, Schinkel AF, Coll B, Coli S, van der Steen AF, Reed JD, Krueger C, Thomenius KE, Adam D, Sijbrands EJ, ten Cate FJ, Feinstein SB. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging of the vasa vasorum: from early atherosclerosis to the identification of unstable plaques. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 Jul;3(7):761-71. Review. Pubmed ID:20633855
  • Michel JB, Virmani R, Arbustini E, Pasterkamp G. Intraplaque haemorrhages as the trigger of plaque vulnerability. Eur Heart J. 2011 Aug;32(16):1977-85, 1985a, 1985b, 1985c. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr054. Epub 2011 Mar 12. Review. Pubmed ID:21398643
  • Hellings WE, Peeters W, Moll FL, Piers SR, van Setten J, Van der Spek PJ, de Vries JP, Seldenrijk KA, De Bruin PC, Vink A, Velema E, de Kleijn DP, Pasterkamp G. Composition of carotid atherosclerotic plaque is associated with cardiovascular outcome: a prognostic study. Circulation. 2010 May 4;121(17):1941-50. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.887497. Epub 2010 Apr 19. Pubmed ID:20404256
  • Sluimer JC, Daemen MJ. Novel concepts in atherogenesis: angiogenesis and hypoxia in atherosclerosis. J Pathol. 2009 May;218(1):7-29. doi: 10.1002/path.2518. Review. Pubmed ID:19309025
  • Shah F, Balan P, Weinberg M, Reddy V, Neems R, Feinstein M, Dainauskas J, Meyer P, Goldin M, Feinstein SB. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging of atherosclerotic carotid plaque neovascularization: a new surrogate marker of atherosclerosis? Vasc Med. 2007 Nov;12(4):291-7. Pubmed ID:18048465

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