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Cardiovascular computed tomography imaging for coronary artery disease risk: plaque, flow and fat

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Cardiac imaging is central to the diagnosis and risk stratification of coronary artery disease, beyond symptoms and clinical risk factors, by providing objective evidence of myocardial ischaemia and characterisation of coronary artery plaque. CT coronary angiography can detect coronary plaque with high resolution, estimate the degree of functional stenosis and characterise plaque features. However, coronary artery disease risk is also driven by biological processes, such as inflammation, that...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/heartjnl-2021-320265

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1043-4342
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7971-4628
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2022-01-12
Acceptance date:
2021-12-13
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
Pmid:
35022211
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1232805
Local pid:
pubs:1232805
Deposit date:
2022-07-26

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