Chapter 21. Coronary Hemodynamics

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. David P. McLaughlin,
  2. Samuel S. Wu and
  3. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch21

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

McLaughlin, D. P., Wu, S. S. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) Coronary Hemodynamics, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • coronary hemodynamics;
  • coronary blood flow;
  • cardiac catheterization;
  • pressure wires;
  • doppler wire

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Basic principles of coronary blood flow

  • Regulation of coronary blood flow

  • Clinical measurement of coronary hemodynamics in the cardiac catheterization laboratory—Doppler and pressure wires

  • Doppler wire and coronary flow reserve

  • Pressure wire and fractional flow reserve

  • Clinical studies of FFR

  • FFR limitations

  • References