Novel Approach for In Vivo Detection of Vulnerable Coronary Plaques Using Molecular 3-T CMR Imaging With an Albumin-Binding Probe.

Affiliation

Klinik für Radiologie, Charité Campus Benjamin Franklin, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This study sought to investigate the potential of the noninvasive albumin-binding probe gadofosveset-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance (GE-CMR) for detection of coronary plaques that can cause acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

Keywords

CMR,atherosclerosis,endothelial dysfunction,molecular imaging,vulnerable plaque,

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