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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 37-39

Optical coherence tomography-guided deferred stenting in acute coronary syndromes


Department of Cardiology, Apollo Main Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Immaneni Sathyamurthy
Department of Cardiology, Apollo Main Hospitals, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jicc.jicc_87_20

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Acute coronary syndromes were thought to be due to plaque rupture with superimposed thrombus. With optical coherence tomography plaque erosion (PE) can be detected in one third of cases. In young patients without major risk factors one can suspect PE. We are reporting one such case in whom stenting was deferred.


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