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Vol 27, No 3 (2020)
Brief communication — Interventional cardiology
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Colocalization of plaque macrophages and calcification in coronary plaques as detected by optical coherence tomography predicts cardiovascular outcome

Mathias Burgmaier, Andrea Milzi, Rosalia Dettori, Kathrin Burgmaier, Martin Hellmich, Mohammad Almalla, Nikolaus Marx, Sebastian Reith
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2020.0075
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Pubmed: 32436586
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Cardiol J 2020;27(3):303-306.

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Vol 27, No 3 (2020)
Brief communication — Interventional cardiology
Published online: 2020-05-20

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Title

Colocalization of plaque macrophages and calcification in coronary plaques as detected by optical coherence tomography predicts cardiovascular outcome

Journal

Cardiology Journal

Issue

Vol 27, No 3 (2020)

Pages

303-306

Published online

2020-05-20

DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2020.0075

Pubmed

32436586

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Cardiol J 2020;27(3):303-306.

Authors

Mathias Burgmaier
Andrea Milzi
Rosalia Dettori
Kathrin Burgmaier
Martin Hellmich
Mohammad Almalla
Nikolaus Marx
Sebastian Reith

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