Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting.

@article{GarciaGarcia2009TissueCU,
  title={Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting.},
  author={H. M. Garcia-Garcia and Gary S. Mintz and Amir Lerman and D. Geoffrey Vince and M Paulina Margolis and Gerrit-Anne van Es and Marie-ang{\`e}le M Morel and A. Nair and Renu Virmani and Allen P. Burke and Gregg Whitney Stone and Patrick W. Serruys},
  journal={EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={177-89}
}
This document suggests standards for the acquisition, measurement, and reporting of radiofrequency data analysis (virtual histology - VH) intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) studies. Readers should view this document as the authors' best attempt in an area of rapidly evolving investigation, an area where rigorous evidence is not yet available or widely accepted. Nevertheless, this document is based on known pathologic data as well as previously reported imaging data; where practical, this data is… CONTINUE READING