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Intravascular ultrasound

Known as: IVUS 
An invasive procedure in which sound waves (called ultrasound) are bounced off of vascular tissues from within the vessel and the echoes produce a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography (CT) to identify… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—Atherosclerotic plaque stability is related to histological composition. However, current diagnostic tools do not… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and the ability of intravascular optical coherence tomography… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—To test the hypothesis of general atherosclerotic plaque destabilization during acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a valuable adjunct to angiography, providing new insights in the diagnosis of and therapy for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The morphological characteristics of coronary plaques in patients with stable versus unstable coronary syndromes have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Studies have suggested that restenosis within Palmaz-Schatz stents results from neointimal hyperplasia or chronic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Restenosis occurs after 30% to 50% of transcatheter coronary procedures; however, the natural history and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The placement of stents in coronary arteries has been shown to reduce restenosis in comparison to balloon angioplasty… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BackgroundNecropsy studies demonstrate that coronary artery disease (CAD) is frequently complex and eccentric. However… Expand
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