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Does routine pressure wire assessment influence management strategy at coronary angiography for diagnosis of chest pain?: the RIPCORD study.

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BACKGROUND: The use of coronary angiography (CA) for diagnosis and management of chest pain (CP) has several flaws. The assessment of coronary artery disease using fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a well-validated technique for describing lesion-level ischemia and improves clinical outcome in the context of percutaneous coronary intervention. The impact of routine FFR at the time of diagnostic CA on patient management has not been determined. METHODS AND RESULTS: Two hundred patients with sta...

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Nicholas, Z More by this author
Golledge, P More by this author
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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
248-255
Publication date:
2014-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1941-7632
ISSN:
1941-7640
URN:
uuid:feff84f1-d9ee-4ea9-803e-ced9b06f918b
Source identifiers:
457808
Local pid:
pubs:457808
Language:
English
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