Chapter 7. New Coronary Imaging in Acute Coronary Syndrome

  1. Michel E. Bertrand MD2 and
  2. Spencer B. King III MD3
  1. Pim J. de Feyter MD, PhD,
  2. Evelyne Regar MD and
  3. Nico R. A. Mollet MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312850.ch7

Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Handbook for Clinical Practice

Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Handbook for Clinical Practice

How to Cite

de Feyter, P. J., Regar, E. and Mollet, N. R. A. (2006) New Coronary Imaging in Acute Coronary Syndrome, in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Handbook for Clinical Practice (eds M. E. Bertrand and S. B. King), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312850.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lille Heart Institute, Lille, France

  2. 3

    Fuqua Heart Center of Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA

Author Information

  1. Thorax Center of the University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135016

Online ISBN: 9781444312850

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Keywords:

  • new coronary imaging in acute coronary syndrome;
  • coronary intimal lesions;
  • asymptomatic atherosclerosis;
  • multislice computed tomography (MSCT);
  • optical coherence tomography (OCT);
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • postmortem evaluation;
  • electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT);
  • coronary artery calcium score (CACS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of vulnerable plaque

  • Noninvasive imaging

  • Invasive diagnostic tools

  • Conclusion

  • References