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Coronary artery imaging 

Coronary artery imaging
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Coronary artery imaging
Author(s):

Andreas Hagendorff

, Ivan Stankovic

, and Masaaki Takeuchi

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198726012.003.0067
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date: 30 March 2020

Assessment of coronary artery disease using echocardiography is normally performed by the detection of regional wall motion abnormalities at rest or stress-induced myocardial hypoperfusion and ischaemia. Direct visualization of native coronary arteries by echocardiography is uncommon, but possible. In contrast, imaging of coronary artery flow by transthoracic color-coded Doppler echocardiography is increasingly popular, especially in combination with the administration of adenosine for the non-invasive assessment of coronary flow velocity reserve.

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