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Comparison of optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound for the assessment of in-stent tissue coverage after stent implantation

EuroIntervention 2009;5:538-543. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV5I5A88

Davide Capodanno
Davide Capodanno1,2, MD; Francesco Prati3*, MD, FESC; Tomasz Pawlowsky4, MD; Maria Cera3, MD; Alessio La Manna1, MD; Mario Albertucci5, MD, FACC; Corrado Tamburino1,2, MD, PhD, FESC, FSCAI
1. Cardiology Department, Ferrarotto Hospital, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; 2. ETNA Foundation, Catania, Italy; 3. Interventional Cardiology, San Giovanni Hospital, Rome, Italy; 4. Klinika Kardiologii Inwazyjnej, Warsaw, Poland; 5. Cardiovascula

Aims: At present there exists no direct comparative data for the detection of in-stent tissue coverage as assessed by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT)

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