1. Articles mentioning both Vasile Sirbu and Hiram G. Bezerra

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    1. Fate of Nonculprit Plaques in Patients With STEMI Undergoing Primary PCI Followed by Statin Therapy : A Serial Optical Coherence Tomography Analysis From the OCTAVIA Study

      Fate of Nonculprit Plaques in Patients With STEMI Undergoing Primary PCI Followed by Statin Therapy : A Serial Optical Coherence Tomography Analysis From the OCTAVIA Study
      ...ihiro Shimamura, Davide Capodanno, Guilherme F. Attizzani, Massimo Fineschi, Giuseppe Musumeci, Ugo Limbruno, Vasile Sirbu, Micol Coccato, Leonardo De Luca You can get the full-text article here... ...if you are:...
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    2. Mechanisms of Atherothrombosis and Vascular Response to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Women Versus Men With Acute Myocardial Infarction : Results of the OCTAVIA (Optical Coherence Tomography Assessment of Gender Diversity in Primary Angiop

      Mechanisms of Atherothrombosis and Vascular Response to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Women Versus Men With Acute Myocardial Infarction : Results of the OCTAVIA (Optical Coherence Tomography Assessment of Gender Diversity in Primary Angiop
      Objectives This study sought to assess in vivo sex differences in the pathophysiology of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and vascular response to primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Background There is no consensus on whether differences in the pathophysiology of STEMI and response to primary PCI between women and men reflect biological factors as opposed to differences in age. Methods In this prospective, multicenter study, 140 age-matched men and women ...
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    3. Optical coherence tomography versus intravascular ultrasound to evaluate coronary artery disease and percutaneous coronary intervention

      Optical coherence tomography versus intravascular ultrasound to evaluate coronary artery disease and percutaneous coronary intervention
      ...ase and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ^ * Hiram G. Bezerra, MD, PhD^⁎, * Guilherme F. Attizzani, MD^⁎, * Vasile Sirbu, MD^†, * Giuseppe Musumeci, MD^†, * Nikoloz Lortkipanidze, MD^†, * Yusuke Fujino, MD^⁎, * Wei Wan...
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    4. Volumetric assessment of lesion severity with optical coherence tomography: relationship with fractional flow reserve

      Volumetric assessment of lesion severity with optical coherence tomography: relationship with fractional flow reserve
      Aims: Frequency-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) provides a rapid tomographic scan of a coronary vessel, with an accurate reconstruction of its lumen profile. An FD-OCT-based metric that corresponds more closely with physiological significance of lesions may enable more precise guidance of interventional procedures. The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate a new method for quantifying coronary lesion severity that estimates hyperaemic flow resistance of branched vessel segments imaged ...
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    5. Impact of different stent alloys on human vascular response to everolimus-eluting stent. An optical coherence tomography study. The OCTEVEREST

      Impact of different stent alloys on human vascular response to everolimus-eluting stent. An optical coherence tomography study. The OCTEVEREST
      Background: New generation drug-eluting stents (DES) incorporate thinner struts and novel alloys to improve clinical performance. Nevertheless, the impact of novel stent materials and designs on human vascular response to DES remains elusive. We sought to evaluate the in-vivo coronary artery response to platinum-chromium (PtCr) versus cobalt-chromium (CoCr) stents featuring the same durable polymer and antiproliferative drug by optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods and Results: A total of 42 patients ...
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    6. Consensus Standards for Acquisition, Measurement, and Reporting of Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Studies: A Report From the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Standardization and Validation

      Consensus Standards for Acquisition, Measurement, and Reporting of Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Studies: A Report From the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Standardization and Validation
      ...er, MD, Maria D. Radu, MD, Johannes Rieber, MD, Maria Riga, MD, Andrew Rollins, PhD, Mireille Rosenberg, PhD, Vasile Sirbu, MD, Patrick W.J.C. Serruys, MD, PhD, Kenei Shimada, MD, Toshiro Shinke, MD, Junya Shite, MD, Eli...
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    7. Serial Assessment of Coronary Artery Response to Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents Using Optical Coherence Tomography

      Serial Assessment of Coronary Artery Response to Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents Using Optical Coherence Tomography
      Background—The paucity of longitudinal, serial high-resolution imaging studies has limited our understanding of in vivo arterial response to drug-eluting stents. We sought to investigate the human coronary response to paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation, using serial optical coherence tomography assessments. Methods and Results—Thirty patients with at least 2 significant coronary lesions in different vessels were treated with a paclitaxel-eluting stent. The most severe stenosis (lesion A) was treated at the ...
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    8. Impact of Drug Release Kinetics on Vascular Response to Different Zotarolimus-Eluting Stents Implanted in Patients With Long Coronary Stenoses: The LongOCT Study (Optical Coherence Tomography in Long Lesions)

      Impact of Drug Release Kinetics on Vascular Response to Different Zotarolimus-Eluting Stents Implanted in Patients With Long Coronary Stenoses: The LongOCT Study (Optical Coherence Tomography in Long Lesions)
      ...hy in Long Lesions [LongOCT]; NCT01133925) Giulio Guagliumi, MD*,*, Hideyuki Ikejima, MD*, Vasile Sirbu, MD*, Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD, Giuseppe Musumeci, MD*, Nikoloz Lortkipanidze, MD*, Luigi Fiocca, MD*, Satoko Tahara, ...
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    9. The impact of an eccentric intravascular ImageWire during coronary optical coherence tomography imaging

      The impact of an eccentric intravascular ImageWire during coronary optical coherence tomography imaging
      Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) provides high-resolution imaging which enables characterisation of atherosclerosis and vascular response to injury, but to ensure optimal analysis, one must realise potential sources of image distortion. We designed a series of analysesl, using coronary stents as a model, to investigate the influence of wire position on OCT-derived vascular images.
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    10. Strut Coverage and Late Malapposition With Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents Compared With Bare Metal Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction: OCT Substudy of the Harmonizing Outcomes With Revascularization and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction (HORIZONS-AMI)

      Strut Coverage and Late Malapposition With Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents Compared With Bare Metal Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction: OCT Substudy of the Harmonizing Outcomes With Revascularization and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction (HORIZONS-AMI)
      ...hese findings. Giulio Guagliumi, MD, FESC; Marco A. Costa, MD, PhD; Vasile Sirbu, MD; Giuseppe Musumeci, MD; Hiram G. Bezerra, MD, PhD; Nobuaki Suzuki, MD; Aleksandre Matiashvili, MD; Nikoloz Lortkipanidze, MD; Laurian ...
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    11. Angiographic, IVUS and OCT evaluation of the long-term impact of coronary disease severity at the site of overlapping drug-eluting and bare metal stents: a substudy of the ODESSA trial

      Angiographic, IVUS and OCT evaluation of the long-term impact of coronary disease severity at the site of overlapping drug-eluting and bare metal stents: a substudy of the ODESSA trial
      Background A potentially adverse vascular response to overlapping drug eluting stents (DES) has been suggested in current research. Objective To evaluate the impact of baseline disease severity at the site of stent overlap. Methods and results This is a substudy of ODESSA, a prospective, randomised controlled trial designed to evaluate healing of overlapping stents. 71/77 patients with a total of 86 overlapping stents were studied: 25 sirolimus, 24 paclitaxel ...
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    12. Strut Coverage and Vessel Wall Response to a New-Generation Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent With an Ultrathin Biodegradable Abluminal Polymer: Optical Coherence Tomography Drug-Eluting Stent Investigation (OCTDESI)

      Strut Coverage and Vessel Wall Response to a New-Generation Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent With an Ultrathin Biodegradable Abluminal Polymer: Optical Coherence Tomography Drug-Eluting Stent Investigation (OCTDESI)
      ... 6 months compared with TAXUS Liberté. Giulio Guagliumi, MD, FESC; Vasile Sirbu, MD; Giuseppe Musumeci, MD; Hiram G. Bezerra, MD, PhD; Alessandro Aprile, MD; Hiroyuki Kyono, MD; Luigi Fiocca, MD; Aleksandre Matiashvili...
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    13. Strut Coverage and Vessel Wall Response to Zotarolimus-Eluting and Bare-Metal Stents Implanted in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Octami (Optical Coherence Tomography in Acute Myocardial Infarction) Study

      Strut Coverage and Vessel Wall Response to Zotarolimus-Eluting and Bare-Metal Stents Implanted in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Octami (Optical Coherence Tomography in Acute Myocardial Infarction) Study
      ...I Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography [OCTAMI]; NCT00704561) Giulio Guagliumi, MD*,*, Vasile Sirbu, MD*, Hiram Bezerra, MD, PhD, Giuseppe Biondi-Zoccai, MD, Luigi Fiocca, MD*, Giuseppe Musumeci, MD*, Aleksandre Mati...
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    14. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) strut-level analysis of drug-eluting stents (DES) in human coronary bifurcations

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) strut-level analysis of drug-eluting stents (DES) in human coronary bifurcations
      Aims: We sought to evaluate the vascular response of stent struts deployed in bifurcation segments using optical coherence tomography (OCT). Conclusions: This study demonstrates a variable patter of strut coverage in the bifurcation among stent technologies, with a high percentage of PES floating struts remaining uncovered at 6-month follow-up.
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    15. Optical Coherence Tomography Assessment of In Vivo Vascular Response After Implantation of Overlapping Bare-Metal and Drug-Eluting Stents

      Optical Coherence Tomography Assessment of In Vivo Vascular Response After Implantation of Overlapping Bare-Metal and Drug-Eluting Stents
      ...y for Drug Eluting Stent Safety [ODESSA]; Giulio Guagliumi, MD*,*, Giuseppe Musumeci, MD*, Vasile Sirbu, MD*, Hiram G. Bezerra, MD, PhD, Nobuaki Suzuki, MD, Luigi Fiocca, MD*, Aleksandre Matiashvili, MD*, Nikoloz Lortkip...
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    16. Assessment of Heterogeneity of Strut-Level Neointima Hyperplasia After Stent Implantation by Optical Coherence Tomography

      Background: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) permits a highly accurate NIH assessment at each strut level within a cross-section. The aim of this study is to evaluate heterogeneity of NIH among different stents. Methods: Patients enrolled in ODESSA were assessed. ODESSA was a prospective randomized trial designed to evaluate strut coverage of overlapped (OLP) vs. non-OLP stent segments for the treatment of de-novo, native coronary artery stenosis with four different stent ...
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    1. (16 articles) Giulio Guagliumi
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