Effect of Daily Glucose Fluctuation on Coronary Plaque Vulnerability in Patients Pre-Treated With Lipid-Lowering Therapy

  • Kuroda M
  • Shinke T
  • Sakaguchi K
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OBJECTIVES This study sought to investigate the effect of daily glucose fluctuation on coronary plaque properties in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) pre-treated with lipid-lowering therapy. BACKGROUND There is growing evidence that glucose fluctuation, as a residual risk apart from dyslipidemia, is an important factor contributing to the development of CAD. METHODS This prospective study enrolled 70 consecutive CAD patients who were referred for percutaneous coronary intervention and whose low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level was

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  • continuous glucose monitoring
  • glucose fluctuation
  • mean amplitude of glycemic excursion
  • thin-cap fibroatheroma
  • virtual histology intravascular ultrasound

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  • Masaru Kuroda

  • Toshiro Shinke

  • Kazuhiko Sakaguchi

  • Hiromasa Otake

  • Tomofumi Takaya

  • Yushi Hirota

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