• Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography are considered the gold standard in the assessment of the anatomy and physiology of the heart and its associated vasculature. (mhmedical.com)
  • 1998) are promising, but despite an active research in these domains, the conventional coronary angiography remains the gold standard technique. (esrf.eu)
  • The CONFIRM (COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes: An InteRnational Multicenter) Registry, a large international multicenter study, strengthened the prognostic value of MDCT-CA still further and showed that patient risk for all-cause mortality differs with age and sex ( 8 ). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • FFR provides an accurate and reproducible method for detection of ischaemia by measuring the pressure drop across a lesion and previous studies have shown better clinical outcomes of FFR-guided treatment compared to angiography alone. (medindia.net)
  • We compared two cohorts of patients pre-and post introduction of CT coronary angiography (CTCA) in our hospital presenting with stable chest pain to the Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic. (nice.org.uk)
  • Among symptomatic patients, chest pain (87.2%) and dyspnea (52.1%) were the only indications for coronary angiography. (medpagetoday.com)
  • A 70-year-old woman, presenting with vague chest pain that she had been experiencing for the past year, was admitted for coronary angiography. (hindawi.com)
  • If a patient develops heart-related symptoms, such as chest pain, dizziness or light-headedness, a coronary angiography may be performed to test for the presence of plaque in the coronary arteries. (merckmanuals.com)
  • In addition to reviewing the previous guidelines, the 12-member ACC/AHA Committee on Coronary Angiography also conducted a search of the pertinent literature for the previous 10 years. (aafp.org)
  • The history, technic, and complications of coronary angiography have been discussed. (ahajournals.org)
  • Commenting on the implications of the study findings, Kari Niemela, Medical Director and founder of the Heart Center Co., Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland, said, "The RIPCORD trial demonstrated that routine measurement of FFR in patients with stable angina pectoris changes treatment plan in one out of four patients as compared to visual evaluation with coronary angiography alone. (medindia.net)
  • Objectives To determine whether coronary angiography for suspected stable angina pectoris is underused in older patients, women, south Asian patients, and those from socioeconomically deprived areas, and, if it is, whether this is associated with higher coronary event rates. (bmj.com)
  • Cardiologists, or doctors who specialize in the heart, will perform coronary angiography in a hospital or specialized laboratory. (nih.gov)
  • In patients with newly diagnosed cardiomyopathy it is the standard of care to perform coronary angiography. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Visualization techniques in computed tomographic coronary angiography. (medscape.com)
  • One of the primary programs is the development of dual-energy transvenous coronary angiography for in vivo human research protocols. (spie.org)