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Carotid plaque typisation: a novel risk marker?
  1. Marijan Bosevski
  1. Correspondence to Professor Marijan Bosevski, University Cardiology Clinic, Skopje 1000, FYR Macedonia; marijanbosevski{at}

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To the Editor Toutouzas and coauthors demonstrated that carotid plaque vulnerability coincided with neovascularisation and inflammation, as measured by contrast-enhanced ultrasound and MR.1

Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) and detection of stenosis have been previously established as predictors of prognosis of …

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