Carotid plaques with calcification: Quantitative assessment of hardness with calcium score and Volume score-Hounsfield unit matrix

H. Katano, M. Mase & K. Yamada
Objective: We previously reported calcification depicted by multidetector (MD) CT to include relatively soft lesions of pathologically granular type. The aim of the study was to analyze individual calcified carotid plaques for quality (hardness) and quantity (volume) and determined whether the Agatston[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]