1. A prospective, single‐center, randomized study to assess whether automated coregistration of optical coherence tomography with angiography can reduce geographic miss

    A prospective, single‐center, randomized study to assess whether automated coregistration of optical coherence tomography with angiography can reduce geographic miss

    Objective We sought to evaluate whether automated coregistration of optical coherence tomography (OCT) with angiography reduces geographic miss (GM) during coronary stenting. Background Previous intravascular ultrasound or OCT studies have showed that residual disease at the stent edge or stent edge dissection was associated with stent thrombosis or edge restenosis. This has been termed GM. Methods Two hundred de novo coronary lesions were randomized in a 1:1 ratio to OCT‐guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with versus without automated coregistration of OCT with angiography. GM, the primary endpoint, was defined as angiographic ≥type B dissection or diameter stenosis >50 ...

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