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Jansen, Imke (author), Cahalane, Rachel (author), Hengst, Ranmadusha (author), Akyildiz, A.C. (author), Farrell, Eric (author), Gijsen, F.J.H. (author), Aikawa, Elena (author), van der Heiden, Kim (author), Wissing, Tamar (author)
The rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque cap overlying a lipid pool and/or necrotic core can lead to thrombotic cardiovascular events. In essence, the rupture of the plaque cap is a mechanical event, which occurs when the local stress exceeds the local tissue strength. However, due to inter- and intra-cap heterogeneity, the resulting ultimate...
review 2024
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Mansoor, Amal (author)
Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease characterised by the formation of plaque in the intimal layer of the artery. The plaque is made of a lipid rich necrotic core which is covered by a collagen rich fibrous cap. If this fibrous cap ruptures, it can lead to sudden thrombotic occlusion of the artery. Rupture of the fibrous cap is linked to...
master thesis 2019