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Representative results from participants showing atherosclerosis progression (left) and regression (disappearance of plaques, right) in arteries of the neck (carotids) and groin (femorals). Each image pair shows the results of the initial study at baseline and the follow-up study of the same artery 6 years later. The images show representative vascular ultrasound images on the right and 3-dimensional reconstructions on the left.
Research
20 Nov 2023

Atherosclerosis, previously believed to be an irreversible progressive disease, can be reversed if risk factors are contolled early enough

Research
29 Jun 2021

A study published in JACC shows that excess circulating triglyceride concentrations are associated with subclinical atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation in individuals with low-to-moderate cardiovascular risk according to standard scores

A cholesterol plaque in a carotid artery, visualized by vascular magnetic resonance imaging.
Research
12 Dec 2017

CNIC researchers have demonstrated that, after age and male sex, LDL-C is the main predictor of the presence of arterial atherosclerotic plaques