Identification of type IV collagen exposure as a molecular imaging target for early detection of thoracic aortic dissection
- Publisher: Ivyspring International Publisher
Thoracic aortic dissection | Early diagnosis | Magnetic resonance imaging | Risk prediction | Fluorescence imaging. | Research Paper
Thoracic aortic dissection (TAD) is an aggressive and life-threatening vascular disease and there is no effective means of early diagnosis of dissection. Type IV collagen (Col-IV) is a major component of the sub-endothelial basement membrane, which is initially exposed ...