1. All that glitters ain't gold! A case of embolic STEMI demonstrated by OCT

    All that glitters ain't gold! A case of embolic STEMI demonstrated by OCT

    We have read with interest the paper recently published by Duygu [1] discussing acute myocardial infarction caused by paradoxical coronary embolism. According to his consideration coronary angiography unfortunately remains an approximate rough method to evaluate coronary plaque. In the last years due to its high resolution Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) [2] has been largely exploited in the evaluation and characterization of plaque features, both in stable and acute coronary artery disease.

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