Myocardial blood flow: Roentgen videodensitometry techniques

Hugh C. Smith, Richard A. Robb, Earl H. Wood

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Abstract

The standard clinical practice of estimating blood flow in individual coronary arteries from subjective angiographic evalua-tion of the severity of stenosis in these vessels is fraught with error. Most current clinically available methods of determining regional myocardial flow are technically complex and expensive, or limited in resolution, and in simplicity and convenience to the clinician/investigator and his patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-232
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume72
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 11 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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