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Culprit plaque morphology in STEMI – an optical coherence tomography study: insights from the TOTAL-OCT substudy

EuroIntervention 2016;12:716-723. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I6A116

1. Heart Hospital, Tampere University Hospital and School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; 2. McMaster University and Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada; 3. Royal North Shore Hospital, Syd

Aims: Our aim was to compare stenosis severity and plaque content between STEMI culprit lesions with intact fibrous cap (IFC) and those with plaque rupture (PR) in a prospective study.

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