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The effect of CTO recanalization on FFR of the donor artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20853349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case illustrates that fractional flow reserve (FFR) in addition to the severity and length of the coronary stenosis is critically dependent on the extent of viable myocardium perfused. In the presented case, the left anterior descending artery (LAD) that had modest angiographic stenosis supplied collaterals to the entire left ventricle. After recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTO) of the right and circumflex arteries, FFR in the LAD had normalized. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Rajesh Sachdeva; Barry F Uretsky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System & University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. rrsachdeva@gmail.com.
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