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Assessment of the coronary calcification by optical coherence tomography

EuroIntervention 2011;6:768-772 published online ahead of print November 2010.

1. Kawasaki Medical School, Department of Cardiology, Kurashiki, Japan; 2. Kawasaki Medical School, Department of Pathology, Kurashiku, Japan; 3. Wakayama Medical University, Department of Cardiology, Wakayama, Japan

Aims: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can delineate calcified plaque without artefacts. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of OCT to quantify calcified plaque in

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