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The Natural Progression of Atherosclerosis in an Untreated Patient With Hyperlipidemia: Assessment via Cardiac PET.
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PMID:  10758199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recent studies have demonstrated successful reversibility of atherosclerosis in 1/3 of the cases, stabilization in 1/3, and continued progression in the remaining 1/3 of individuals treated for hypercholesterolemia and stress reduction. However, no reported data exist about the natural progression of untreated coronary artery disease in the clinical setting with which these results can be compared. In this case report, we will review the natural progression of atherosclerosis as documented by positron emission tomography (PET) imaging during a 104-day period.
Authors:
Fleming
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1615-5939     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Angiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504821     Medline TA:  Int J Angiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  70-73     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
The Fleming Heart & Health Institute, Omaha, Nebraska
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