The use of intravascular ultrasound imaging for the assessment of left main stem coronary disease before bypass surgery.

Abstract

Coronary angiography has well-known limitations in the assessment of coronary artery disease, many of which are overcome using intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). While these limitations are particularly pronounced in the left main stem coronary artery, it is in this anatomical location that a correct decision regarding treatment modality has the most… (More)

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@article{SkyrmeJones2001TheUO, title={The use of intravascular ultrasound imaging for the assessment of left main stem coronary disease before bypass surgery.}, author={R Andrew P Skyrme-Jones and Patricia L. Mottram and Ian T. Meredith}, journal={International journal of clinical practice}, year={2001}, volume={55 9}, pages={650-1} }