The clinical utility of FFRCT stratified by age

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

21 October Oct 2020 7 months ago
  • Pontone G

CT coronary angiography (CTA) with Fractional Flow Reserve as determined by CT (FFRCT) is a safe alternative to invasive coronary angiography. A negative FFRCT has been shown to have low cardiac event rates compared to those with a positive FFRCT. However, the clinical utility of FFRCT according to age is not known.


Anastasius M, Maggiore P, Huang A, Blanke P, Patel MR, Nørgaard BL, Fairbairn TA, Nieman K, Akasaka T, Berman DS, Raff GL, Hurwitz Koweek LM, Pontone G, Kawasaki T, Rønnow Sand NP, Jensen JM, Amano T, Poon M, Øvrehus KA, Sonck J, Rabbat MG, Mullen S, De Bruyne B, Rogers C, Matsuo H, Bax JJ, Leipsic J. The clinical utility of FFRCT stratified by age. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2020 Sep 23;S1934-5925(20)30414-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2020.08.006.

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