Published in Telemedicine Business Week, October 18th, 2006
Study 1: Collateral flow reserve measurement is feasible by transthoracic coronary Doppler echocardiography.
According to recent research from Italy, "The measurement of collateral flow reserve (CFR: the hyperemic/baseline collateral flow velocity ratio) in patients with chronic total coronary occlusion requires invasive and expensive techniques. Noninvasive transthoracic coronary Doppler echocardiography may be an alternative option."
F. Pizzuto and colleagues at Tor Vergata University in Rome wrote, "Fifty-one patients with chronic total coronary occlusion were...
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