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Automated coronary plaque characterisation with intravascular ultrasound backscatter: ex vivo validation

EuroIntervention 2007;3:113-120 - DOI10.4244/EIJV3I1A18.

1. Departments of Biomedical Engineering, the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA; 2. Volcano Corporation, Rancho Cordova, CA, USA

Aims: Atherosclerosis is considered both a systemic and focal disease. Current diagnostic tools do not allow adequate in vivo identification and characterisation of lesions. Advanced spectral analysis of IVUS bac

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