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Figure 9: VIE appearance of noncalcified plaques. A noncalcified plaque is found in the midsegment of left anterior descending on a curved planar reformatted image ((a) arrow), and corresponding VIE confirms the smooth protruding appearance arising from the inferior lumen of the coronary artery wall ((b) arrows).