Correlation of cineangiographic and pathology findings in coronary artery disease.

In order to correlate the percent of coronary lumen reduction measured by cineangiography and by pathology, we reviewed the coronary trees of 12 patients who died of coronary heart disease. The 36 arterial segments were divided in two groups: group I showing a good correlation in its 24 segments (less than 15% difference between both methods, r = 0.90), and… CONTINUE READING