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Tools & Techniques: Intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography

Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Series Editors: Bhavesh Sachdev1, MD; Christoph Naber2, MD; Olivier Muller3, MD; Jean Fajadet4, MD; Eric Eeckhout3, MD

1. The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, London Road Reading, London, United Kingdom; 2. Klinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie, ElisabethKrankenhaus, Essen, Germany; 3. Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland; 4. Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France

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CSA / MLCSA: cross-sectional area / minimal lumen CSA

CTO: chronic total occlusion

DES: drug-eluting stent

FFR: fractional…

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