Interventional X-Ray Coronary Angiography

Chapter

Abstract

Interventional X-ray coronary angiography remains the primary means to guide coronary interventions allowing online real-time visualization of the target and adjacent coronary sites.

Due to inability to assess coronary artery walls directly and due to limitations to determine the hemodynamic significance of coronary artery lesions, adjunct guiding means employing intravascular ultrasound and pressure wire measurements have become clinical routines.

Mastering of interventional coronary angiography requires a broad knowledge and skill base needed to generate optimum images of coronary sites and procedure-relevant image interpretations.

Keywords

Coronary Angiography Right Ventricular Leave Anterior Descend Right Coronary Artery Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular DiseaseGesundheitszentrum Bitterfeld-WolfenBitterfeld-WolfenGermany

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