Arteriosklerose AHA - Klassifikation

verbindliche Klassifikation der American Heart Association
AHA-Klassifikation

nach Stary et al.  Circulation 5 (1995)

type histological classification lesion type other terms
I initial lesion early lesion fatty dot or streak
IIa progression-prone type II lesion early lesion fatty dot or streak
IIb progression-resistant type II lesion early lesion fatty dot or streak
III intermediate lesion (preatheroma)
IV atheroma advanced lesion atheromatous plaque
Va fibroatheroma (old type V lesion) advanced lesion fibrolipid plaque
Vb calcific lesion (old type VII lesion) advanced lesion calcified plaque
Vc fibrotic lesion (old type VIII lesion) advanced lesion fibrous plaque
VI lesion with surface defect, and/or hematoma-hemorrhage, and/or thrombotic deposit complicated lesion complicated plaque