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VIDEO A10-2: Plaque Instability and Acute Events

From: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 21e

Most coronary thromboses result from a physical disruption of the atherosclerotic plaque. This animation explains some of the current concepts of the pathophysiology of atherosclerotic plaque disruption and how it triggers arterial thrombosis. (From P Libby: Changes and challenges in cardiovascular protection: A special CME activity for physicians. Created under an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. Copyright © 2002, Cardinal Health; used with permission.)

1 min, 48 secs
Author(s) Peter Libby
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