Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability in the Statin Era

08:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | Medscape

This paper examines possible pathophysiological mechanisms of plaque vulnerability in statin-treated patients with established CVD, with a view towards identifying risk factors for rupture.
European Heart Journal

Original Article: Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability in the Statin Era


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