A unique stenosis in saphenous vein graft visualized by optical coherence tomography

@inproceedings{Koeda2013AUS,
  title={A unique stenosis in saphenous vein graft visualized by optical coherence tomography},
  author={Yorihiko Koeda and Tomonori Itoh and Tetsuya Fusazaki and Motoyuki Nakamura and Yoshihiro Morino},
  booktitle={Heart and Vessels},
  year={2013}
}
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 with a… CONTINUE READING
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