Figure 1 : The chosen IVUS images which are the representative of all types of plaque morphologies.

This classification is based on the geometry of the fibrous cap which is considered to be: nodal (A), linear (B,C), and curve-linear (D), and the corresponding idealistic models are defined as: E (nodal), F (linear) and G (curve linear) [22].

Mohammadi et al.Cardiovascular System  2015 3:3DOI : 10.7243/2052-4358-3-3