Anatomic assessment of the left main bifurcation and dynamic bifurcation angles using computed tomography angiography


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Beton O., Kaplanoglu H., Hekimoglu B., YILMAZ M. B.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, vol.76, no.2, pp.197-207, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/fm.a2016.0059
  • Journal Name: FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-207
  • Keywords: coronary computed tomography angiography, left main coronary artery, anatomic dimensions and bifurcations angles, PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION, SIDE BRANCH OCCLUSION, INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND ASSESSMENT, SYNTAX TRIAL SYNERGY, ARTERY-DISEASE, ELUTING STENT, POTENTIAL MECHANISMS, PREDICTORS, CONSENSUS, RESTENOSIS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: An understanding of the left main coronary artery (LMCA) anatomy is important for accurate diagnosis and therapy. We aimed to investigate LMCA anatomy via 128-multisliced coronary computed-tomography-angiography (CCTA) in patients with normal LMCA.