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Use of the Instantaneous Wave‐free Ratio or Fractional Flow Reserve in PCI
Background Coronary revascularization guided by fractional flow reserve (FFR) is associated with better patient outcomes after the procedure than revascularization guided by angiography alone. It isExpand
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Prognosis of Variant Angina Manifesting as Aborted Sudden Cardiac Death.
BACKGROUND The long-term prognosis of patients with variant angina presenting with aborted sudden cardiac death (ASCD) is unknown. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-termExpand
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Coronary Flow Reserve and Microcirculatory Resistance in Patients With Intermediate Coronary Stenosis.
BACKGROUND The prognostic impact of microvascular status in patients with high fractional flow reserve (FFR) is not clear. OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to investigate the implications ofExpand
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Diagnostic performance of on-site CT-derived fractional flow reserve versus CT perfusion
  • D. Yang, Y. Kim, +13 authors T. Lim
  • Medicine
  • European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging
  • 1 April 2017
Aims To compare the diagnostic accuracy of on-site computed tomography (CT)-derived fractional flow reserve (FFR) and stress CT myocardial perfusion (CTP) in patients with coronary artery disease. Expand
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Coronary Artery Axial Plaque Stress and its Relationship With Lesion Geometry: Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Coronary CT Angiography.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to characterize the hemodynamic force acting on plaque and to investigate its relationship with lesion geometry. BACKGROUND Coronary plaque rupture occursExpand
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Similarity and Difference of Resting Distal to Aortic Coronary Pressure and Instantaneous Wave-Free Ratio.
BACKGROUND Instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) has been used in clinical practice to identify functionally significant stenosis and to guide treatment strategy. However, there are limited clinicalExpand
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Physiological Severity of Coronary Artery Stenosis Depends on the Amount of Myocardial Mass Subtended by the Coronary Artery.
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the role of fractional myocardial mass (FMM), a vessel-specific myocardial mass, in the evaluation of physiological severity of stenosis. Using computed tomographyExpand
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Combined Usefulness of the Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and the Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Predicting the Long-Term Adverse Events in Patients Who Have Undergone Percutaneous Coronary
Objectives The aim of this study was to investigate the combined usefulness of platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in predicting the long-term adverse eventsExpand
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OCT-Defined Morphological Characteristics of Coronary Artery Spasm Sites in Vasospastic Angina.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to define the morphological features of coronary artery spasm sites using optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with vasospastic angina (VSA). Expand
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Comparison of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Treatment and Plain Old Balloon Angioplasty for De Novo Coronary Lesions
Purpose This study compared the angiographic outcomes of paclitaxel-coated balloon (PCB) versus plain old balloon angioplasty (POBA) treatment for de novo coronary artery lesions. At present, thereExpand
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