1. Simultaneous single-vessel plaque rupture causing acute coronary syndrome detected by optical coherence tomography

    Simultaneous single-vessel plaque rupture causing acute coronary syndrome detected by optical coherence tomography

    A 67-year-old male presented with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction accompanied by inferior electrocardiogram (ECG) changes. Coronary angiography demonstrated a dominant right coronary artery (RCA) with two discrete regions of angiographic haziness, suggesting possible plaque ulceration and the presence of thrombus ( Panel A ). Prior studies have demonstrated non-culprit plaque rupture in acute myocardial infarction patients; however,

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