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OBJECTIVES We evaluated the clinical significance of attenuated plaque (hypoechoic plaque with deep ultrasound attenuation). BACKGROUND Attenuated plaques are unusual intravascular ultrasound(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to test the noninferiority of triple antiplatelet therapy (TAT) versus double-dose clopidogrel dual antiplatelet therapy (DDAT) in patients undergoing percutaneous(More)
AIMS The anatomical criteria for the diagnosis of ischaemia referenced by fractional flow reserve (FFR) from non-invasive coronary computed tomographic angiography (CCTA), invasive coronary(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to test whether the newly developed platinum chromium (PtCr)-based everolimus-eluting stent (EES) is noninferior to the cobalt chromium (CoCr)-based zotarolimus-eluting(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy remains controversial. METHODS AND RESULTS Between December 2006 and March 2008, 823 patients were enrolled in a prospective multicenter(More)
BACKGROUND Procedural and clinical outcomes still remain unfavorable for patients with long coronary lesions who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention. The current study, therefore, evaluated 2(More)