Advances in coronary microvascular dysfunction.

@article{Beltrame2009AdvancesIC,
  title={Advances in coronary microvascular dysfunction.},
  author={John F. Beltrame and Filippo Crea and Paolo G. Camici},
  journal={Heart, lung & circulation},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={19-27}
}
Considerable focus has been directed towards coronary arterial disease in the management of coronary heart disease, however the coronary microcirculation plays a major role in the regulation of coronary blood flow. Thus while we have multiple medical and revascularisation therapies to treat large vessel coronary artery disease, therapies directed towards the microcirculation are very limited. This review paper summarises important aspects of coronary microvascular dysfunction including (a… CONTINUE READING