Significant left main coronary artery stenosis is an accepted indication for surgical revascularization. The potential of angiography to evaluate the hemodynamic severity of a stenosis is limited. The aims of the present study were to assess the long-term clinical outcome of patients with an angiographically equivocal left main coronary artery stenosis in whom the revascularization strategy was based on fractional flow reserve (FFR) and to determine the relationship between quantitative coronary angiography and FFR.

Long-term clinical outcome after fractional flow reserve-guided treatment in patients with angiographically equivocal left main coronary artery stenosis / Hamilos, Michalis; Muller, Olivier; Cuisset, Thomas; Ntalianis, Argyrios; Chlouverakis, Gregory; Sarno, Giovanna; Nelis, Olivier; Bartunek, Jozef; Vanderheyden, Marc; Wyffels, Eric; Barbato, Emanuele; Heyndrickx, Guy R; Wijns, William; De Bruyne, Bernard. - In: CIRCULATION. - ISSN 1524-4539. - 120:15(2009), pp. 1505-1512. [10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.850073]

Long-term clinical outcome after fractional flow reserve-guided treatment in patients with angiographically equivocal left main coronary artery stenosis

BARBATO, EMANUELE;
2009

Abstract

Significant left main coronary artery stenosis is an accepted indication for surgical revascularization. The potential of angiography to evaluate the hemodynamic severity of a stenosis is limited. The aims of the present study were to assess the long-term clinical outcome of patients with an angiographically equivocal left main coronary artery stenosis in whom the revascularization strategy was based on fractional flow reserve (FFR) and to determine the relationship between quantitative coronary angiography and FFR.
2009
Aged; Cohort Studies; Coronary Angiography; Coronary Artery Bypass; Coronary Circulation; Coronary Stenosis; Female; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Prospective Studies; Survival Rate; Time Factors; Treatment Outcome; Fractional Flow Reserve; Myocardial
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Long-term clinical outcome after fractional flow reserve-guided treatment in patients with angiographically equivocal left main coronary artery stenosis / Hamilos, Michalis; Muller, Olivier; Cuisset, Thomas; Ntalianis, Argyrios; Chlouverakis, Gregory; Sarno, Giovanna; Nelis, Olivier; Bartunek, Jozef; Vanderheyden, Marc; Wyffels, Eric; Barbato, Emanuele; Heyndrickx, Guy R; Wijns, William; De Bruyne, Bernard. - In: CIRCULATION. - ISSN 1524-4539. - 120:15(2009), pp. 1505-1512. [10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.850073]
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