Axial plaque redistribution after coronary stent deployment.

We report a case of axial plaque redistribution after coronary stent deployment assessed by intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) as well as coronary angiography. A 72-year-old male with a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and a nuclear stress test demonstrating anterior and lateral ischemia was admitted for cardiac catheterization. Coronary angiography and… CONTINUE READING