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Identification of multiple plaque ruptures by optical coherence tomography in a patient with acute myocardial infarction: a three-vessel study
  1. H Kitabata,
  2. T Kubo,
  3. T Akasaka
  1. hkitaba{at}wakayama-med.ac.jp

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a new imaging modality capable of obtaining cross-sectional images of coronary vessels with a high resolution of about 10 μm, which is about 10-fold greater than that of intravascular ultrasound.

A 57-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with acute posterior myocardial infarction. An emergency coronary angiography demonstrated 99% …

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