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Contribution of optical coherence tomography imaging in management of iatrogenic coronary dissection

Nicolas Barber-Chamoux, Géraud Souteyrand, Nicolas Combaret, Edgar Ouedraogo, Jean René Lusson, Pascal Motreff
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine: Including Molecular Interventions 2016, 17 (2): 138-42
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Iatrogenic coronary dissection is a rare but potentially serious complication of coronary angiography and angioplasty. Treatment with angioplasty guided only by angiography is often difficult. Optical coherence tomography imaging seems to be an interesting technique to lead the management of iatrogenic coronary dissection. Diagnosis can be made by optical coherence tomography; it can also eliminate differential diagnosis. Furthermore, this technique can guide safely the endovascular treatment.

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