Charles Laham, MD, FSCAI, outlines IQ-Categorize study results

LAS VEGAS — In this video, Charles Laham, MD, FSCAI, interventional cardiologist at Holy Family Memorial Hospital in Wisconsin, discusses the results of the IQ-Categorize study.

Researchers hypothesized that 2D angiography could serve to mimic a 4D representation of IVUS. They found that the use of two separate views during angiography, positioned at 35 to 90 degrees apart, allowed for the accurate identification of lesions via mathematical calculation of how high-grade disease would appear. This approach to angiography, Laham said, represents a breakthrough for the detection of potentially clinically significant lesions among patients with diffusely diseased vessels.

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