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Dr Philip D Adamson

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Philip AdamsonBHB MB ChB (Auck) PhD (Edin) FRACP FCSANZ

Email philip.adamson@otago.ac.nz

Phil is a Clinical Senior Lecturer with the Department of Medicine and a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist for Canterbury District Health Board. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with the BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science at the University of Edinburgh, UK, where he completed his PhD.

His clinical interests are related to the percutaneous treatment of complex coronary and structural heart diseases. His research focus is the diagnostic and prognostic assessment of cardiovascular disease using circulating and imaging biomarkers.

Outside of work he enjoys anything that gets him into the outdoors – running, hiking, and mountain biking.

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Publications

Greer, C., Harris, S. L., Troughton, R., Adamson, P. D., Horwood, J., Frampton, C., & Darlow, B. A. (2021). Right ventricular structure and function in young adults born preterm at very low birth weight. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(21), 4864. doi: 10.3390/jcm10214864

Osborne-Grinter, M., Kwiecinski, J., Doris, M., McElhinney, P., Cadet, S., Adamson, P. D., … Williams, M. C. (2021). Association of coronary artery calcium score with qualitatively and quantitatively assessed adverse plaque on coronary CT angiography in the SCOT-HEART trial. European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jeab135

Ho, C. Y.-C., Lee, M., El-Jack, S., Barr, P., Simmonds, M., Devlin, G., Adamson, P. D., Williams, M., & Kerr, A. J. (2021). How common are non-acute coronary syndrome (ACS) diagnoses in patients with suspected ACS investigated with coronary angiography in New Zealand? (ANZACS-QI 58). New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), 43-55. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Anand, A., Lee, K. K., Chapman, A. R., Ferry, A. V., Adamson, P. D., Strachan, F. E., … on behalf of the HiSTORIC Investigators. (2021). High-sensitivity cardiac troponin on presentation to rule out myocardial infarction. Circulation, 143(23), 2214-2224. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.120.052380

Adamson, P. D. (2021). Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: To do good or to do no harm? Heart. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319524

Anand, A., Lee, K. K., Chapman, A. R., Ferry, A. V., Adamson, P. D., Strachan, F. E., … on behalf of the HiSTORIC Investigators. (2021). High-sensitivity cardiac troponin on presentation to rule out myocardial infarction. Circulation, 143(23), 2214-2224. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.120.052380

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Andrews, J. P. M., MacNaughton, G., Moss, A. J., Doris, M. K., Pawade, T., Adamson, P. D., … Dweck, M. R. (2021). Cardiovascular 18F-fluoride positron emission tomography-magnetic resonance imaging: A comparison study. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, 28, 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s12350-019-01962-y

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Cartlidge, T. R. G., Bing, R., Kwiecinski, J., Guzzetti, E., Pawade, T. A., Doris, M. K., Adamson, P. D., … Dweck, M. R. (2021). Contrast-enhanced computed tomography assessment of aortic stenosis. Heart. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318556

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Fletcher, A. J., Lembo, M., Kwiecinski, J., Syed, M. B. J., Nash, J., Tzolos, E., … Adamson, P. D., … Dweck, M. R. (2021). Quantifying microcalcification activity in the thoracic aorta. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12350-020-02458-w

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Greer, C., Harris, S. L., Troughton, R., Adamson, P. D., Horwood, J., Frampton, C., & Darlow, B. A. (2021). Right ventricular structure and function in young adults born preterm at very low birth weight. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 10(21), 4864. doi: 10.3390/jcm10214864

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Ho, C. Y.-C., Lee, M., El-Jack, S., Barr, P., Simmonds, M., Devlin, G., Adamson, P. D., Williams, M., & Kerr, A. J. (2021). How common are non-acute coronary syndrome (ACS) diagnoses in patients with suspected ACS investigated with coronary angiography in New Zealand? (ANZACS-QI 58). New Zealand Medical Journal, 134(1537), 43-55. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Kwiecinski, J., Tzolos, E., Meah, M., Cadet, S., Adamson, P. D., Grodecki, K., … Slomka, P. J. (2021). Machine-learning with 18F-sodium fluoride PET and quantitative plaque analysis on CT angiography for the future risk of myocardial infarction. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.121.262283

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Loganath, K., Adamson, P. D., & Moss, A. J. (2021). Ticagrelor in the management of coronary artery disease. Future Cardiology, 17(4). doi: 10.2217/fca-2020-0108

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McAlister, C. P., Yi, M., Adamson, P. D., Troughton, R. W., Rhodes, M., Blake, J. W. H., … Elliott, J. M., … Puri, A. (2021). Trends in the detection, management and 30-day outcomes of spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A six-year, New Zealand centre experience. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 30, 78-85. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.06.020

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Osborne-Grinter, M., Kwiecinski, J., Doris, M., McElhinney, P., Cadet, S., Adamson, P. D., … Williams, M. C. (2021). Association of coronary artery calcium score with qualitatively and quantitatively assessed adverse plaque on coronary CT angiography in the SCOT-HEART trial. European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jeab135

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Pawade, T. A., Doris, M. K., Bing, R., White, A. C., Forsyth, L., Evans, E., … Adamson, P. D., … Dweck, M. R. (2021). Effect of denosumab or alendronic acid on the progression of aortic stenosis: A double-blind randomized controlled trial. Circulation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.121.053708

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Bing, R., Singh, T., Dweck, M. R., Mills, N. L., Williams, M. C., Adamson, P. D., & Newby, D. E. (2020). Validation of European Society of Cardiology pre-test probabilities for obstructive coronary artery disease in suspected stable angina. European Heart Journal: Quality of Care & Clinical Outcomes, 6, 293-300. doi: 10.1093/ehjqcco/qcaa006

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Bularga, A., Bing, R., Shah, A. S. V., Adamson, P. D., Behan, M., Newby, D. E., … Cruden, N. (2020). Clinical outcomes following balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Open Heart, 7(2), e001330. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2020-001330

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Chan, D. Z. L., Stewart, R. A. H., Kerr, A. J., Dicker, B., Kyle, C. V., Adamson, P. D., … Edmond, J., … Elliott, J. M., … Swain, A. H., … Williams, M. J. A., … Somaratne, J. B. (2020). The impact of a national COVID-19 lockdown on acute coronary syndrome hospitalisations in New Zealand (ANZACS-QI 55). Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 5, 100056. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2020.100056

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Chapman, A. R., Adamson, P. D., Shah, A. S. V., Anand, A., Strachan, F. E., Ferry, A. V., … on behalf of the High-STEACS Investigators. (2020). High-sensitivity cardiac troponin and the universal definition of myocardial infarction. Circulation, 141, 161-171. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.119.042960

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Doris, M. K., Meah, M. N., Moss, A. J., Andrews, J. P. M., Bing, R., Gillen, R., … Adamson, P. D. (2020). Coronary 18F-Fluoride uptake and progression of coronary artery calcification. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 13, e011438. doi: 10.1161/circimaging.120.011438

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Mangion, K., Adamson, P. D., Williams, M. C., Hunter, A., Pawade, T., Shah, A. S. V., … Berry, C. (2020). Sex associations and computed tomography coronary angiography-guided management in patients with stable chest pain. European Heart Journal, 41, 1337-1345. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz903

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Meah, M. N., Singh, T., Williams, M. C., Dweck, M. R., Newby, D. E., Slomka, P., Adamson, P. D., … Dey, D. (2020). Reproducibility of quantitative plaque measurement in advanced coronary artery disease. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2020.12.008

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Moss, A. J., Dweck, M. R., Doris, M. K., Andrews, J. P. M., Bing, R., Forsythe, R. O., … Adamson, P. D. (2020). Ticagrelor to reduce myocardial injury in patients with high-risk coronary artery plaque. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 13(7), 1549-1560. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.05.023

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Moss, A. J., Sim, A. M., Adamson, P. D., Seidman, M. A., Andrews, J. P. M., Doris, M. K., … Sellers, S. L. (2020). Ex vivo 18F-fluoride uptake and hydroxyapatite deposition in human coronary atherosclerosis. Scientific Reports, 10, 20172. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-77391-6

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Singh, T., Bing, R., Dweck, M. R., van Beek, E. J. R., Mills, N. L., Williams, M. C., … Adamson, P. D. (2020). Exercise electrocardiography and computed tomography coronary angiography for patients with suspected stable angina pectoris: A post hoc analysis of the randomized SCOT-HEART Trial. JAMA Cardiology, 5(8), 920-928. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2020.1567

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Tzolos, E., Adamson, P. D., Hall, P. S., Macpherson, I. R., Oikonomidou, O., MacLean, M., … Henriksen, P. A. (2020). Dynamic changes in high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I in response to anthracycline-based chemotherapy. Clinical Oncology, 32, 292-297. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2019.11.008

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Tzolos, E., Kwiecinski, J., Lassen, M. L., Cadet, S., Adamson, P. D., Moss, A. J., … Slomka, P. J. (2020). Observer repeatability and interscan reproducibility of 18F-sodium fluoride coronary microcalcification activity. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12350-020-02221-1

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Williams, M. C., Kwiecinski, J., Doris, M., McElhinney, P., D'Souza, M. S., Cadet, S., Adamson, P. D., … Dey, D. (2020). Low-attenuation noncalcified plaque on coronary computed tomography angiography predicts myocardial infarction: Results from the multicenter SCOT-HEART Trial (Scottish Computed Tomography of the HEART). Circulation, 141, 1452-1462. doi: 10.1161/circulationaha.119.044720

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Williams, M. C., Massera, D., Moss, A. J., Bing, R., Bularga, A., Adamson, P. D., … Dweck, M. R. (2020). Prevalence and clinical implications of valvular calcification on coronary computed tomography angiography. European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Imaging. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jeaa263

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Williams, M. C., Moss, A., Dweck, M., Hunter, A., Pawade, T., Adamson, P., … Roditi, G. (2020). Standardized reporting systems for computed tomography coronary angiography and calcium scoring: A real-world validation of CAD-RADS and CAC-DRS in patients with stable chest pain. Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 14, 3-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2019.07.010

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Adamson, P. D., McAllister, D., Pilbrow, A., Pickering, J. W., Poppe, K., Shah, A., Whalley, G., … Pemberton, C., Troughton, R. W., … Richards, A. M. (2019). Convalescent troponin and cardiovascular death following acute coronary syndrome. Heart, 105, 1717-1724. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315084

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Adamson, P. D., Williams, M. C., Dweck, M. R., Mills, N. L., Boon, N. A., Daghem, M., … on behalf of the SCOT-HEART Investigators. (2019). Guiding therapy by coronary CT angiography improves outcomes in patients with stable chest pain. JACC, 74(16), 2058-2070. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.07.085

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Baskaran, L., Danad, I., Gransar, H., Ó Hartaigh, B., Schulman-Marcus, J., Lin, F. Y., … Adamson, P. D., & Min, J. K. (2019). A comparison of the updated Diamond-Forrester, CAD consortium, and CONFIRM history-based risk scores for predicting obstructive coronary artery disease in patients with stable chest pain: The SCOT-HEART coronary CTA cohort. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 12(7, Part 2), 1392-1400. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.02.020

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Bing, R., Henderson, J., Hunter, A., Williams, M. C., Moss, A. J., Shah, A. S. V., … Adamson, P. D. (2019). Clinical determinants of plasma cardiac biomarkers in patients with stable chest pain. Heart, 105, 1748-1754. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-314892

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Moss, A. J., Doris, M. K., Andrews, J. P. M., Bing, R., Daghem, M., van Beek, E. J. R., … Adamson, P. D. (2019). Molecular coronary plaque imaging using 18F-fluoride. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 12(8), e008574. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.118.008574

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Moss, A. J., Shah, A. S. V., Zuling, E. T., Freeman, M., Newby, D. E., Adamson, P. D., & Cruden, N. L. (2019). Left ventricular thrombus after primary PCI for ST-elevation myocardial infarction: 1-year clinical outcomes. American Journal of Medicine, 132(8), 964-969. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.02.033

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Williams, M. C., Moss, A. J., Dweck, M., Adamson, P. D., Alam, S., Hunter, A., … Nicol, E. D. (2019). Coronary artery plaque characteristics associated with adverse outcomes in the SCOT-HEART Study. JACC, 73(3), 291-301. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.066

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Adamson, P. D., Anderson, J. A., Brook, R. D., Calverley, P. M. A., Celli, B. R., Cowans, N. J., … Mills, N. L. (2018). Cardiac troponin I and cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. JACC, 72(10), 1126-1137. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.06.051

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Adamson, P. D., Hunter, A., Madsen, D. M., Shah, A. S. V., McAllister, D. A., Pawade, T. A., … Newby, D. E. (2018). High-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in patients with suspected angina pectoris. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes, 11(2), e004227. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004227

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Adamson, P. D., Hunter, A., Williams, M. C., Shah, A. S. V., McAllister, D. A., Pawade, T. A., … Newby, D. E. (2018). Diagnostic and prognostic benefits of computed tomography coronary angiography using the 2016 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance within a randomised trial. Heart, 104(3), 207-214. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-311508

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Adamson, P. D., Newby, D. E., Hill, C. L., Coles, A., Douglas, P. S., & Fordyce, C. B. (2018). Comparison of international guidelines for assessment of suspected stable angina: Insights from the PROMISE and SCOT-HEART. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 11(9), 1301-1310. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2018.06.021

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Chapman, A. R., Shah, A. S. V., Lee, K. K., Anand, A., Francis, O., Adamson, P., … Mills, N. L. (2018). Long-term outcomes in patients with type 2 myocardial infarction and myocardial injury. Circulation, 137(12), 1236-1245. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.031806

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Forsythe, R. O., Dweck, M. R., McBride, O. M. B., Vesey, A. T., Semple, S. I., Shah, A. S. V., Adamson, P. D., … Newby, D. E. (2018). 18F–sodium fluoride uptake in abdominal aortic aneurysms: The SoFIA3 Study. JACC, 71(5), 513-523. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.11.053

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Kwiecinski, J., Adamson, P. D., Lassen, M. L., Doris, M. K., Moss, A. J., Cadet, S., … Slomka, P. J. (2018). Feasibility of coronary 18F-sodium fluoride positron-emission tomography assessment with the utilization of previously acquired computed tomography angiography. Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, 11(12), e008325. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.118.008325

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Lee, K. K., Welton, N., Shah, A. S., Adamson, P. D., Dias, S., Anand, A., … McAllister, D. A. (2018). Differences in relative and absolute effectiveness of oral P2Y12 inhibition in men and women: A meta-analysis and modelling study. Heart, 104(8), 657-664. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312003

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Shah, A. S. V., Anand, A., Strachan, F. E., Ferry, A. V., Lee, K. K., Chapman, A. R., … Adamson, P. D., … on behalf of the High-STEACS Investigators. (2018). High-sensitivity troponin in the evaluation of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome: A stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 392(10151), 919-928. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31923-8

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The SCOT-HEART Investigators, including Adamson, P. D. (2018). Coronary CT angiography and 5-year risk of myocardial infarction. New England Journal of Medicine, 379(10), 924-933. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1805971

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Chapman, A. R., Anand, A., Boeddinghaus, J., Ferry, A. V., Sandeman, D., Adamson, P. D., … Mills, N. L. (2017). Comparison of the efficacy and safety of early rule-out pathways for acute myocardial infarction. Circulation, 135(17), 1586-1596. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.025021

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Chapman, A. R., Lee, K. K., McAllister, D. A., Cullen, L., Greenslade, J. H., Parsonage, W., … Pickering, J. W., Than, M. P., … Adamson, P., … Mills, N. L. (2017). Association of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I concentration with cardiac outcomes in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome. JAMA, 318(19), 1913-1924. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.17488

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Shah, A. S. V., Sandoval, Y., Noaman, A., Sexter, A., Vaswani, A., Smith, S. W., … Adamson, P. D., … Mills, N. L. (2017). Patient selection for high sensitivity cardiac troponin testing and diagnosis of myocardial infarction: Prospective cohort study. BMJ, 359, j4788. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j4788

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Adamson, P. D., Newby, D. E., & Dweck, M. R. (2016). Translational coronary atherosclerosis imaging with PET. Cardiology Clinics, 34(1), 179-186. doi: 10.1016/j.ccl.2015.06.002

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Adamson, P. D., Williams, M. C., & Newby, D. E. (2016). Cardiovascular PET-CT imaging: A new frontier? Clinical Radiology, 71(7), 647-659. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2016.02.002

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Calvert, P. A., Northridge, D. B., Malik, I. S., Shapiro, L., Ludman, P., Qureshi, S. A., … Adamson, P. D., … Hildick-Smith, D. (2016). Percutaneous device closure of paravalvular leak: Combined experience from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Circulation, 134(13), 934-944. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022684

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Dweck, M. R., Doris, M. K., Motwani, M., Adamson, P. D., Slomka, P., Dey, D., … Berman, D. (2016). Imaging of coronary atherosclerosis: Evolution towards new treatment strategies. Nature Reviews Cardiology, 13(9), 533-548. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2016.79

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