Two-dimensional quantitative coronary angiographic models for bifurcation segmental analysis: in vitro validation of CAAS against precision manufactured plexiglas phantoms.

BACKGROUND Quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) analysis for bifurcation lesions needs to be standardized. OBJECTIVES In vitro validation of two models for bifurcation QCA segmental analysis. METHODS In the latest edition of the Cardiovascular angiography analysis system (CAAS 5v8, Pie Medical Imaging, Maastricht, The Netherlands) a 6-segment model… CONTINUE READING