1. Correlation between in vivo near-infrared spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography detected lipid-rich plaques with post-mortem histology

    Correlation between in vivo near-infrared spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography detected lipid-rich plaques with post-mortem histology

    A 67-year-old female presented with an acute anterior STEMI and underwent percutaneous coronary intervention of the mid-left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery. Following successful implantation of two drug-eluting stents with TIMI III flow, multimodality imaging using near-infrared spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (NIRS-IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) was performed in the LAD and right coronary artery (RCA) in the setting of an imaging study (A1 and B1).

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