NIRS detects lipid core plaque, offering new hope of predicting STEMI

07/25/2013 | Healio

Lipid core plaque, which when it ruptures causes the majority of STEMI events, has for the first time been seen in living patients using intracoronary near-infrared spectroscopy via catheter. "It is our hope that this signature may be capable of predicting MI before it happens," said cardiologist Dr. Ryan D. Madder.

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