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Fig. 1 | Cardiovascular Diabetology

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From: The association between glucose-related variables and plaque morphology in patients with ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction

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Typical optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of plaque characteristics. a A typical image of a patient with STEMI and plaque erosion characterized as intact and rouHbA1c intima attached with small white thrombus. b A typical image of a patient with STEMI and plaque rupture characterized as ruptured intima (arrow) backed with a big cavity. ch Representative OCT images, including TCFA, micro-channel, macrophage accumulation, spotty calcification, cholesterol crystal, and lipid core measured with the lipid arc, are presented in turn (arrows). The asterisk marks the position of the OCT guide wire

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