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The Coronary Circulation

  • David C. Warltier
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 31)

Abstract

An appreciation of the coronary circulation not only leads to more appropriate management of patients undergoing surgical procedures directly related to coronary artery disease, but is also required because of undiagnosed disease in patients otherwise presumed healthy. An understanding and an appreciation of the coronary circulation will lead to aggressive management of perioperative myocardial ischemia and ultimately reduce morbidity and mortality from such ischemic events.

Keywords

Coronary Flow Coronary Blood Flow Coronary Circulation Driving Pressure Coronary Collateral 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

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