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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 469726, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/469726
Research Article

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.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary Material was about comparison of plasma lipid levels between the rabbits in group A and group B. A significant difference was not observed in baseline or 14 weeks plasma lipid level between the rabbits in group A and group B. Furthermore, there was also no significant difference in increasing plasma lipid level from baseline to 14 weeks between two groups.

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