Assessment of Regional Coronary Blood Velocity and Flow Using Roentgen Densitometry: Clinical Experience

  • R. Simon
  • I. Amende
  • P. R. Lichtlen
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Abstract

Conventional analysis of coronary angiograms provides information regarding the morphology and anatomical abnormalities of the coronary arteries. Application of roentgen densitometric techniques may in addition offer an objective quantitation of coronary function, namely, the delivery of blood to the dependent regions of the myocardium (Rutishauser et al. 1970; Smith et al. 1973).

Keywords

Luminal Cardiol Nifedipine Dial Nitroglycerin 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Simon
    • 1
  • I. Amende
    • 1
  • P. R. Lichtlen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyMedizinische Hochschule HannoverHanoverGermany

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