1. Tetsuya Fusazaki

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    2. Early and mid-term vascular responses to optical coherence tomography guided everolimus-eluting stent implantation in stable coronary artery disease

      Early and mid-term vascular responses to optical coherence tomography guided everolimus-eluting stent implantation in stable coronary artery disease
      Background Analysis of pooled clinical data has shown the safety of 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) with everolimus-eluting cobaltchromium stents (Co-Cr EESs). This study evaluated early and mid-term vascular responses to Co-Cr EESs in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods The MECHANISM-Elective trial (NCT02014818) is a multicenter optical coherence tomography (OCT) registry. Enrolled patients were evaluated by OCT immediately after EES implantation (post), were prospectively allocated ...
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    3. Early vascular responses to everolimus-eluting cobalt–chromium stent in the culprit lesions of st-elevation myocardial infarction: results from a multicenter prospective optical coherence tomography study (MECHANISM-AMI 2-week follow-up study)

      Early vascular responses to everolimus-eluting cobalt–chromium stent in the culprit lesions of st-elevation myocardial infarction: results from a multicenter prospective optical coherence tomography study (MECHANISM-AMI 2-week follow-up study)
      The use of cobaltchromium everolimus-eluting stents (CoCr-EES) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) reduces the incidence of stent thrombosis compared with bare metal stents, and a substantial difference is apparent in the initial 2 weeks. However, vascular behavior during this early period remains unclear. This was a prospective study (MECHANISM-AMI-2W) to investigate early vascular responses in STEMI patients immediately after CoCr-EES implantation and at 2-week follow-up using frequency domain-optical coherence ...
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    4. Optical frequency domain imaging vs. intravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary intervention (OPINION trial): one-year angiographic and clinical results

      Optical frequency domain imaging vs. intravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary intervention (OPINION trial): one-year angiographic and clinical results
      Aims Optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) is a recently developed, light-based, high-resolution intravascular imaging technique. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a widely used, conventional imaging technique for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We aimed to demonstrate the non-inferiority of OFDI-guided PCI compared with IVUS-guided PCI in terms of clinical outcomes. Methods and results We did a prospective, multicentre, randomized (ratio 1:1), active-controlled, non-inferiority study to compare head-to-head OFDI vs. IVUS ...
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    5. Optical frequency domain imaging vs. intravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary intervention (OPINION trial): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

      Optical frequency domain imaging vs. intravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary intervention (OPINION trial): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
      Background Optical coherence tomography is becoming increasingly widespread as an adjunctive intravascular diagnostic technique in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), because of its ability to visualize coronary structures at high resolution. Several studies have reported that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance in PCI might be helpful to reduce subsequent stent thrombosis, restenosis, repeat revascularization, myocardial infarction, and cardiac death. The OPtical frequency domain imaging vs. INtravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary InterventiON (OPINION ...
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    6. Clinical and pathological characteristics of homogeneous and nonhomogeneous tissue of in-stent restenosis visualized by optical coherence tomography

      Clinical and pathological characteristics of homogeneous and nonhomogeneous tissue of in-stent restenosis visualized by optical coherence tomography
      Background: Although it is known that in-stent restenosis (ISR) patterns appear homogeneous or nonhomogeneous by optical coherence tomography (OCT), interpretations of the ISR inflammatory response, of the OCT image, and its pathological implications are unclear. The aim of this study was to use OCT to characterize ISR and its inflammatory index in patients after coronary stenting. Methods: OCT was performed at follow-up in 100 angiographic ISR lesions. ISR lesions were ...
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    7. Vascular Response to Drug-Eluting Stent With Biodegradable vs. Durable Polymer

      Vascular Response to Drug-Eluting Stent With Biodegradable vs. Durable Polymer
      Background: The aim of the present study was to compare vascular healing response between everolimus-eluting stent (EES) and biolimus-eluting stent (BES) using optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods and Results: In the NOBORI Biolimus-Eluting Versus XIENCE V/PROMUS Everolimus-Eluting Stent Trial (NEXT), a formal OCT substudy investigated 91 patients (55 EES-treated lesions in 48 patients and 51 BES-treated lesions in 43 patients) with 812 months follow-up imaging at 18 centers. A ...
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    8. A unique stenosis in saphenous vein graft visualized by optical coherence tomography

      A unique stenosis in saphenous vein graft visualized by optical coherence tomography
      We present a case of a unique stenosis in a 12-year-old saphenous vein graft (SVG), to the right coronary artery, which was visualized by optical coherence tomography (OCT), before percutaneous coronary intervention. The patient was an 80-year-old man in whom the stenosis was documented by area-detector coronary computed tomography. OCT imaging demonstrated that the culprit lesion was a venous valve containing a thrombus before preintervention imaging. Coronary stenting was performed ...
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    9. Very late stent thrombosis after paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation with full neointimal tissue coverage visualized by optical coherence tomography

      Very late stent thrombosis after paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation with full neointimal tissue coverage visualized by optical coherence tomography
      ...MD^a^, Corresponding author contact information ^, E-mail the corresponding author , * Tomonori Itoh, MD^a, * Tetsuya Fusazaki, MD^a, * Kentaro Komuro, MD^a, * Satoshi Nakajima, MD^a, * Motoyuki Nakamura, MD, FJCC^b, * Y...
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    10. Morphological and Quantitative Analysis of Vascular Wall and Neointimal Hyperplasia After Coronary Stenting – Comparison of Bare-Metal and Sirolimus-Eluting Stents Using Optical Coherence Tomography –

      Morphological and Quantitative Analysis of Vascular Wall and Neointimal Hyperplasia After Coronary Stenting – Comparison of Bare-Metal and Sirolimus-Eluting Stents Using Optical Coherence Tomography –
      Background: It has been suggested that sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) provoke a more sustained inflammatory response (IR) in neointimal hyperplasia (NIH). The purpose of this study was to compare morphological vessel characteristics, including post-stent IR in NIH, between patients with SES and bare metal stents (BMS) using optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods and Results: Thirty-seven patients underwent OCT at their post-stent follow-up. OCT signal-intensity deviation (normalized standard-deviation; OCT-NSD) values in NIH ...
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    11. "Intracoronary Whirling Current Phenomenon" and Thrombus Formation After Sirolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation Visualized by Optical Coherence Tomography

      ...utes of Health, Bethesda, Md). The 1/2 attenuation width of the signal intensity curve was Tomonori Itoh, MD; Tetsuya Fusazaki, MD; Takumi Kimura, MD; Yoshinobu Ogino, MD; Hiroki Matsui, MD; Shoma Sugawara, MD; Iwao Goto...
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  2. About Tetsuya Fusazaki

    Tetsuya Fusazaki is with the Division of Cardiology at Iwate Medical University.