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Variability in the measurement of minimum fibrous cap thickness and reproducibility of fibroatheroma classification by optical coherence tomography using manual versus semi-automatic assessment

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e987-e997 published online e-edition October 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I8A162

1. Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2. Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; 3. Interventional Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, USA; 4. Clinical Trials Unit, Bern U

Aims: The minimum fibrous cap thickness (FCT) is considered a major criterion of coronary plaque vulnerability according to autopsy studies. We aimed to assess the reproducibility in the

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