The Role of Fractional Flow Reserve
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Credit/contact hours: 1.0
Estimated time to complete: 60 minutes
Publication Date: March 8, 2018
Expiration date: March 7, 2024
Reviewed: March 6, 2021
This case analysis regards a patient with multivessel coronary heart disease who undergoes coronary angiography. Coronary artery bypass surgery is recommended. The patient undergoes additional evaluation with Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) to define the hemodynamic significance of several of the coronary stenoses.
You Will Learn
For a patient with chest pain:
- The limits of coronary angiography.
- The use of fractional flow reserve to determine therapeutic options.
- How to apply the FAME Trials findings to patients with complex coronary heart disease.