Effect of Rosuvastatin Therapy on the Adventitial Perfusion of Carotid Plaque with Intraplaque Hemorrhage: A Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging Study
Jianming Cai 1 , Bao Cui 1 , Ruixue Du 2 , Lu Ma 1 , Xu Han 1 , Youquan Cai 1 , Xin Lou 1 , Lin Ma 1 , and Ping Ye 2
Department of Radiology, Chinese PLA General
Hospital, Beijing, China,
of Geriatric Cardiology, Chinese PLA General Hospital,
Evaluation of effects of lipid-lowering therapy on
atherosclerotic plaques with IPH should be focused on
inflammatory activity rather than composition and plaque
burden. IPH may be irreversible content within the first
one year after treatment. Kinetic parameters of DCE-MRI
has the most possibility to become the valuable
biomarker in vivo, noninvasively.
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