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Myocardial Blood Flow: Roentgen Videodensitometry Techniques
Author(s): Hugh C. Smith; Richard A. Robb; Earl H. Wood
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Paper 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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 March 1976
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0072, Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Processing: Theory and Practice, (11 March 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954659
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Hugh C. Smith, Mayo Clinic (United States)
Richard A. Robb, Mayo Clinic (United States)
Earl H. Wood, Mayo Clinic (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0072:
Cardiovascular Imaging and Image Processing: Theory and Practice
Donald C. Harrison; Harry A. Miller, Editor(s)

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