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USC Discussion 2022: Vulnerable Plaque in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Published: 29 Mar 2022

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In this insightful discussion, Dr Aloke V Finn (CVPath Institute & University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, US) and Dr Farshad Forouzandeh (Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, US) discuss key questions relating to vulnerable plaque in patients with acute coronary syndrome:

  • How has intravascular imaging improved our understanding of vulnerable plaques, and in which direction is the field headed?
  • What is the impact of coronary calcium on plaque?
  • What can be done in the clinic to treat vulnerable plaque?

Read the article 'Vulnerable Plaque in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Identification, Importance, and Management' 

Videography: Oliver Miles