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In vivo characterisation of coronary plaques with conventional grey-scale intravascular ultrasound: correlation with optical coherence tomography

EuroInterv.2009;4:626-632.

1. Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA; 2. Biostatistics Unit, National University of Singapore, Singapore; 3. Department of Pathology, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA

Aims: Although intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is widely used, there is limited published data on its accuracy in defining plaque characteristics in vivo. Optical coherence tomography (OCT)

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