Three-dimensional volumetric assessment of coronary artery calcification in patients with stable coronary artery disease by OCT

EuroIntervention 2017;13:312-319 published online December 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00139

Parasuram Krishnamoorthy
Parasuram Krishnamoorthy1, MD; Yuliya Vengrenyuk2, PhD; Hiroshi Ueda2, MD; Takahiro Yoshimura2, MD; Jacobo Pena2, MD; Sadako Motoyama2, MD, PhD; Usman Baber2, MD; Choudhury Hasan2, MD; Srinivas Kesanakurthy2, MD; Joseph M. Sweeny2, MD; Samin K. Sharma2, MD; Jagat Narula2, MD, PhD; Jason C. Kovacic2, MD, PhD; Annapoorna S. Kini2*, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2. Division of Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

Aims: There is a lack of a reliable technique to quantify coronary artery calcification (CAC). Hence, we used optical coherence tomography (OCT) to quantitate three-dimensional CAC volume

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