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 The Trigger of IVUS


Galaxy²™ IVUS Imaging System

UCSF Intravascular Ultrasound Laboratory


Stanford University Interventional Cardiology

Current Trends and Future Applications of Intravascular Ultrasound

University of Michigan Biomedical Ultrasonics Laboratory: Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging


American College of Cardiology Clinical Expert Consensus Document on Standards for Acquisition, Measurement and Reporting of Intravascular Ultrasound Studies (IVUS)

Dr. Paul Yock¡¦s website1 & website2

Related Journals

CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association journal

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Texas Heart Institute Journal

BMJ Journal

European Heart Journal


Cardiovascular Ultrasound



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