Education in Heart: Virtual histology and optical coherence tomography: from research to a broad clinical application

Garcia-Garcia, Hector M.; Gonzalo, Nieves; Regar, Evelyn; Serruys, Patrick W.
August 2009
Heart;Aug2009, Vol. 95 Issue 16, p8
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the significance of coronary imaging techniques which had improved the understanding of atherosclerosis as well as in evaluating the efficacy of new drugs and new intravascular devices. It mentions the application of the techniques on the clinical decision making process in the catheterisation laboratory. Moreover, it notes that there are imaging coronary techniques that have been developed to study the areas to understand pathophysiology of atherosclerosis disease.


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