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Course Description

Ischemia-guided revascularization is the cornerstone of contemporary management of coronary artery disease and has evolved from noninvasive functional evaluation to real-time assessment with invasive physiological indices during diagnostic catheterization. However, serial/diffuse disease is common, and revascularization decisions often need to be made about individual lesions within the same vessel. It is unclear whether current physiological techniques, such as fractional flow reserve, can be reliably used to discern the individual contribution of lesions within a serially diseased vessel with erroneous measurements, potentially leading to suboptimal revascularization decisions. This review addresses the application of physiological techniques to serial coronary disease, highlighting challenges and potential solutions.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2018-May-16
Expiration Date:2021-May-16
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$30.00

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