Detecting the Effects of Angiogenic Therapy: How Do We Measure Efficacy?

  • Christian
  • Published 1999 in Current interventional cardiology reports


This review examines methods for detecting the effects of angiogenic interventions on myocardial blood flow and left ventricular function. Animal-based methods of measuring myocardial blood flow are presented, as are other methods for detecting angiogenesis in animal models. Clinically feasible end points, including perfusion imaging with radionuclide… (More)


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