Nonculprit plaques in patients with acute coronary syndromes have more vulnerable features compared with those with non-acute coronary syndromes: a 3-vessel optical coherence tomography study.


BACKGROUND Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have a higher incidence of recurrent ischemic events. The aim of this study was to compare the plaque characteristics of nonculprit lesions between ACS and non-ACS patients using optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients who had 3-vessel OCT imaging were selected from… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.112.973701


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