Clinical utility of intravascular ultrasound in the assessment of coronary allograft vasculopathy: a review.

Abstract

Coronary artery vasculopathy (CAV) is one of the major factors that limit the long-term survival of heart transplant recipients. It is difficult to diagnose CAV, especially in the early stages. Traditional coronary angiography has been used for the diagnosis of CAV, but this method has limitations. Current literature suggests that intravascular ultrasound… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8183.2010.00600.x

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