Elevated Levels of Systemic Pentraxin 3 Are Associated With Thin-Cap Fibroatheroma in Coronary Culprit Lesions: Assessment by Optical Coherence Tomography and Intravascular Ultrasound

Study Questions:

What is the association between the presence of thin-cap fibroatheroma (TCFA) and systemic levels of pentraxin 3 (PTX3), a novel inflammatory marker?