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    1. Small HDL Subclass is Associated with Coronary Plaque Stability: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

      Small HDL Subclass is Associated with Coronary Plaque Stability: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

      Background The role of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) subclasses in atherosclerotic diseases remains an open question. Previous clinical trials have attempted to explore the predictive effect of HDL subspecies on cardiovascular risk. However, no studies have assessed the connections between these subclasses and characteristics of plaque microstructure. Objective To investigate the relationship of HDL subclasses and coronary plaque stability assessed by optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods Morphological characteristics of 160 non-target lesions from 85 patients with coronary artery disease were assessed by OCT. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) subclass profiles were analyzed using non-denaturing polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Results The plasma levels of small ...

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    2. Effects of Methotrexate in a Rabbit Model of In-Stent Neoatherosclerosis: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study

      Effects of Methotrexate in a Rabbit Model of In-Stent Neoatherosclerosis: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study

      This study used optical coherence tomography (OCT) to investigate the effects of systemic methotrexate, in combination with a drug-eluting stent, on in-stent neoatherosclerosis in a rabbit model. Sirolimus-eluting stents were surgically implanted in the right common carotid arteries of 200 male New Zealand White rabbits; the animals received a high-fat diet, beginning one week before stent implantation. Each animal was randomly assigned to 1 of 4 groups, receiving intravenous injections of either methotrexate (0.4 mg/kg) or placebo weekly for 4 or 12 weeks. Stented arterial segments were harvested after stenting for 4 or 12 weeks, and processed for ...

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