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Caracas, Venezuela.

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Categoría: Imaging studies

CT-Derived fractional flow reserve reduces unnecessary caths in stable CAD

The use of a diagnostic strategy with fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from computed tomography (CT) significantly reduces the number of patients requiring invasive coronary angiography, with investigators reporting that a large percentage of scheduled diagnostic catheterizations were safely canceled after functional and anatomic information was obtained from FFRCT.

CT-Derived fractional flow reserve reduces unnecessary caths in stable CAD

The use of a diagnostic strategy with fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from computed tomography (CT) significantly reduces the number of patients requiring invasive coronary angiography, with investigators reporting that a large percentage of scheduled diagnostic catheterizations were safely canceled after functional and anatomic information was obtained from FFRCT.