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Cardiovascular devices: Potent angioscopy for weak plaques

A new endoscope provides high-resolution structural and biochemical videos of human atherosclerotic plaques.

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Figure 1: Invasive imaging of vulnerable plaques.
Figure 2: Ex vivo imaging of a complicated plaque in a carotid artery.

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Garcia-Garcia, H., Azizi, V. & Kajita, A. Cardiovascular devices: Potent angioscopy for weak plaques. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0035 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-017-0035

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