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Limitations of OCT in identifying and quantifying lipid components: an in vivo comparison study with IVUS-NIRS

EuroIntervention 2017;13:303-311 published online December 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00317

1. Centro per la Lotta contro l’Infarto - CLI Foundation, Rome, Italy; 2. San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy; 3. Ospedale Misericordia, Grosseto, Italy; 4. GVM Care and Research, E.S. Health Science Foundation, Cotignola, Italy

Aims: We aimed to assess the agreement between IVUS-NIRS and OCT to assess lipid plaques in patients with acute coronary syndromes or stable angina. In addition, the impact of both macrop

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