1. Clinical impact of optical coherence tomography findings on culprit plaque in acute coronary syndrome: The OCT‐FORMIDABLE study registry

    Clinical impact of optical coherence tomography findings on culprit plaque in acute coronary syndrome: The OCT‐FORMIDABLE study registry

    Background Aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical impact of the culprit plaque features assessed by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Methods The OCT‐FORMIDABLE register enrolled retrospectively all consecutive patients who perform OCT on culprit plaque in patients with ACS in nine European centres. The primary endpoint was the prevalence of culprit plaque rupture (CPR) in patients experiencing major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs). Secondary endpoint was the prevalence necrotic core with macrophage infiltrations (NCMI) in the patients experiencing MACEs. Results Two‐hundred and nine patients were included in the study. Mean ...

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