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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 469726, 9 pages
Validation of a New Animal Model of Vulnerable Plaques by Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography In Vivo
1Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, The Key Laboratory of Myocardial Ischemia, Chinese Ministry of Education, Harbin 150086, China
2LightLab Imaging Inc., St. Jude Medical, Westford, MA 01886, USA
Received 21 July 2012; Accepted 31 August 2012
Academic Editor: M. Ilyas Kamboh
Copyright © 2012 Yan Fang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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