Coronary Flow Measurements Using Cinedensitometry

  • D. Decker
  • G. Blümchen


For functional diagnostic parameters of the human circulation, X-ray cinedensitometry is an important tool for quantitative measurement — alongside the dye dilution method, the thermodilution technique, the use of radioactive tracers, and recently the ultrasonic Doppler method. It enables quantities like transit time, blood flow, and blood flow velocity to be determined in selected areas of the circulatory system.


Blood Flow Volume Thermodilution Technique Picture Processing Detector Matrix Vessel Movement 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Decker
    • 1
  • G. Blümchen
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Biomedizinische Technik StuttgartStuttgart 1Deutschland
  2. 2.Fachklinik für Herz- und KreislauferkrankungenKlinik RoderbirkenLeichlingen, Rhld. 1Deutschland

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