Optical Coherence Tomography Is Superior to Intravascular Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Distal-Type Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Shunsuke Tatebe, Yoshihiro Fukumoto, Koichiro Sugimura, Yutaka Miura, Kotaro Nochioka, Tatsuo Aoki, Masanobu Miura, Saori Yamamoto, Nobuhiro Yaoita, Kimio Satoh, Hiroaki Shimokawa
2013 Circulation Journal  
Figure 1 . Representative images of pulmonary artery on (Left) optical coherence tomography (OCT) and (Right) intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in a patient with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Typical lesions were clearly observed on OCT, which were apparently superior to IVUS. IMAGES IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
doi:10.1253/circj.cj-12-1493 pmid:23386271 fatcat:ujpuegcugng6hafxo6oit5fybe