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Ultrasound Device Identifies High-Risk Arterial Plaque

Caption: Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an ultrasound device to help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke.

Credit: Xiaoning Jiang, North Carolina State University

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