TableĀ 1

Association of IVUS-guided or OCT-guided PCI with outcome parameters

Author (ref)nType of stentAssessment of ISA byFollow-up (months)Association of ISA and cardiovascular events
Cook et al10188SES/PESIVUS8YES (ISA highly prevalent in patients with very late stent thrombosis
Cook et al11194SES/PESIVUS8YES (presence of ISA after DES associated with higher risk AMI and very late stent thrombosis
Witzenbichler et al48583DESIVUS12YES (less ST, MI and MACE)
Tanabe et al14469PES/BMSIVUS6NO
Steinberg et al151580PES/BMSIVUS9NO
Hong et al16557SES/PESIVUS6NO
Guagliumi et al1721ZESOCT6NO
Kubo et al1845SESOCT9NO
Guagliumi et al1977SES/PES/ZES/BMSOCT6NO
Guagliumi et al1742EESOCT6NO
  • BMS, bare-metal stent; DES, drug-eluting stent; EES, everolimus-eluting stent; ISA, incomplete stent apposition; IVUS, intravascular ultrasound; MI, myocardial infarction; OCT, optical coherence tomography; PES, pacitaxel-eluting stent; SES, sirolimus-eluting stent; ST, stent thrombosis; ZES, zotarolimus-eluting stent.