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The complementary role of microCT and histopathology in characterizing the natural history of stented arteries.
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PMID:  21809975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microcomputed tomography is an important tool for preclinical vascular imaging, with micron-level resolution. This nondestructive means of imaging allows for rapid collection of 2D and 3D reconstructions to visualize pathologic specimens. Postmortem analysis of stented arteries has yielded significant insights into the 'natural' history of stented arteries. This article outlines a protocol for ex vivo, postmortem cardiac examination of stented arterial segments with microcomputed tomography followed by histopathologic analysis and highlights the complementary nature of these modalities.
Authors:
Marc Vorpahl; Jason R Foerst; Malte Kelm; Aaron V Kaplan; Renu Virmani; Timothy Ball
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of cardiovascular therapy     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1744-8344     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101182328     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  939-48     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
CVPath Institute, Inc., 19 Firstfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878, USA.
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