Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease characterized by plaque formation in the vessel wall. The region of an atherosclerotic plaque separating its pathological content from the lumen is called cap. Cap rupture initiates thrombus formation and may lead to myocardial infarction and sudden death .
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The Effect of Plaque Morphology on Cap Stresses in Coronary Arteries
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Akyildiz, AC, Speelman, L, Nieuwstadt, H, Virmani, R, Wentzel, J, van der Steen, A, & Gijsen, F. "The Effect of Plaque Morphology on Cap Stresses in Coronary Arteries." Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA. June 20–23, 2012. pp. 919-920. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2012-80647
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