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Correlation between in vivo near-infrared spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography detected lipid-rich plaques with post-mortem histology

DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00775

1. Inselspital Bern Universitatsklinik fur Kardiologie, Cardiology, Bern, Switzerland
2. Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
3. Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, Department of Cardiology, bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, Switzerland
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A 67-year-old female presented with an acute anterior STEMI and underwent percutaneous coronary intervention of the mid-left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery. Following successful implantation of two drug-eluting stents with TIMI III flow, multimodality imaging using near-infrared spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (NIRS-IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) was performed in the LAD and right coronary artery (RCA) in the setting of an imaging study (A1 and B1).

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