Quantitative vs. qualitative evaluation of static stress computed tomography perfusion to detect haemodynamically significant coronary artery disease

European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

24 Agosto Ago 2018 28 days ago
  • Pontone G, Andreini D, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Muscogiuri G, Fusini L, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Calligaris G, De Martini S, Ferrari C, Galli S, Grancini L, Ravagnani P, Teruzzi G, Trabattoni D, Fabbiocchi F, Lualdi A, Montorsi P, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M

To compare the diagnostic accuracy of stress computed tomography myocardial perfusion (CTP) for the detection of significant coronary artery disease with visual approach vs. quantitative analysis with transmural perfusion ratio (TPR) in consecutive symptomatic patients scheduled for invasive coronary angiography (ICA) plus invasive fractional flow reserve (FFR).

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Pontone G, Andreini D, Guaricci AI, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Muscogiuri G, Fusini L, Soldi M, Fazzari F, Berzovini C, Pasquini A, Ciancarella P, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Calligaris G, De Martini S, Ferrari C, Galli S, Grancini L, Ravagnani P, Teruzzi G, Trabattoni D, Fabbiocchi F, Lualdi A, Montorsi P, Rabbat MG, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M. Quantitative vs. qualitative evaluation of static stress computed tomography perfusion to detect haemodynamically significant coronary artery disease. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Aug 10. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jey111. [Epub ahead of print]

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