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New ultrasound method creates better picture of cardiovascular health

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in the blood vessels by using ultrasound. This can help healthcare providers determine the risk of strokes and heart attacks - which means avoiding unnecessary surgery for many patients.

24/03/2016

Photo: Magnus Cinthio and Tobias Erlöv

Researchers Magnus Cinthio and Tobias Erlöv using ultrasound to detect plaque; © Lund University / Jonas Andersson