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Multiple plaque morphologies assessed by optical coherence tomography in a patient with acute coronary syndrome
  1. K Toutouzas,
  2. A Karanasos,
  3. C Stefanadis
  1. Correspondence to ktoutouz{at}

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A 64-year-old male patient presented at the emergency department with chest pain. ST-segment depression (1 mm) was present in leads V4–V6, and cardiac troponin was elevated (10.4 ng/ml). He was treated medically, and he did not have any chest pain thereafter. We performed coronary angiography 60 h later, which revealed a proximal lesion in the left circumflex artery with a …

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