Validation of first pass magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging using fractional flow reserve

Watkins, Stuart (2009) Validation of first pass magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging using fractional flow reserve. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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ents had complete data for only 2 coronary territories) of which 110 had an FFR<
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. Twenty-eight coronary arteries were identified as having an FFR>0.8 and a CFR<
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rrelate with troponin I levels post-PCI were increasing lesion length (r=0.6, p<
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 to detect isolated microcirculatory disease as defined by an FFR>0.8 and a CFR<
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Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: myocardial ischaemia, myocardial perfusion, coronary artery disease, magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging, late gadolinium enhancement, troponin, adenosine, caffeine, fractional flow reserve, coronary flow reserve, index of microcirculatory resistance, percutaneous coronary intervention, coronary artery bypass grafting, gadolinium
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Oldroyd, Dr. Keith and Dargie, Prof. Henry
Date of Award: 2009
Depositing User: Dr Stuart Watkins
Unique ID: glathesis:2009-799
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2009
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:26
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/799

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