- A comparative study of carotid atherosclerotic plaque microvessel density and angiogenic growth factor expression in symptomatic versus asymptomatic patientsM Chowdhury
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:388-95. 2010..A challenge facing clinicians is identifying patients with asymptomatic carotid disease at risk of plaque instability. We hypothesise that locally released angiogenic growth factors contribute to plaque instability...