Article Abstract

Clinical perspective of optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound in STEMI patients

Authors: Mario Iannaccone, Paolo Vadalà, Fabrizio D’ascenzo, Antonio Montefusco, Claudio Moretti, Maurizio D’amico, Fiorenzo Gaita

Abstract

In the last years, the intravascular ultrasound study (IVUS) and further the optical coherence tomography (OCT) became two helpful tools to characterize of the atherosclerotic plaque.