An OCT Study of Calcified Nodule as a Culprit Lesion


Video supplement to “Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Calcified Nodule as a Culprit Lesion,” July 2020 Clinical Images article by Vijayvergiya, et al.

A calcified nodule is an infrequent pathological substrate in acute coronary syndrome patients. This OCT series demonstrates the technical challenges of intervening an eccentric, severely calcified, balloon-uncrossable coronary lesion.

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