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Three Dimensional Volumetric Assessment of Coronary Artery Calcification in Patients with stable Coronary Artery Disease by OCT

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1. Albert Einstein Medical Center, Cardiology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES; 2. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 3. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine; 4. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine; 5. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 6. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 7. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 8. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 9. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 10. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 11. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 12. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 13. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 14. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Cardiology, New York, New York, UNITED STATES

Abstract

Aims: There is a lack of reliable technique to quantify coronary artery calcification (CAC). Hence, we used Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to quantitate 3-dimensional CAC volume to examine its association with plaque characteristics.

Methods and results: A total of 250 pati…

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