Reversal of Atherosclerosis: What Does It Mean, and Does It Matter?
Sammy Y. Chan, MD, FRCPC
Associate Director, Healthy Heart Program, Division of Cardiology, Dept. of Medicine, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
11 May 2005
Grand Rounds, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.
60 minutes duration.
Objectives - to review:
- a case of coronary atherosclerosis progression
- techniques (beyond coronary angiography) to assess atherosclerosis regression
- data and studies to support the possibility of reversal of athersclerosis