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Interventional Cardiologist; trained at KUMC @KUMC_GME and Minneapolis Heart Institute @MHIF_Heart; #PCI #CTO #radialfirst. @AKUGlobal alumnus 🇵🇰
Aug 26, 2018 13 tweets 10 min read
Another #FITSurvivalGuide tweetorial. This time on #intracoronary imaging w/ focus on IVUS and OCT
➡️ Rationale for use
➡️ Tech basics
➡️ Uses
➡️ Data
➡️ Images (high-yield)
@z_alirhayim @Almanfi_Cardio @AntoniousAttall @abashirMD @Babar_Basir Why use them?
- Cor angio limited by: 2D view of 3D artery, diffuse dx, foreshortening, angulations, Ca++, eccentricity, vessel overlap, contrast streaming
- Angio alone ➡️ undetected edge complications, suboptimal stent exp in 15-20% ➡️ adverse events @cardiojaydoc02