Classification for Assessing the Quality of Diagnostic Coronary Angiography.

  title={Classification for Assessing the Quality of Diagnostic Coronary Angiography.},
  author={Philippe G{\'e}n{\'e}reux and Roxana Mehran and Martin B. Leon and Nicolas Bettinger and Gregg Whitney Stone},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  volume={29 12},
Coronary angiography remains the gold standard for diagnosing obstructive coronary artery disease. However, no standardized, objective, and quantitative classification to assess the quality of coronary angiography exists. In the present report, we sought to establish a novel standardized quantitative classification for the quality of coronary angiography, taking into consideration two main parameters: coronary contrast filling and coronary sinus contrast reflux. Intraobserver and interobserver… CONTINUE READING