Prognostic Value of Fractional Flow Reserve Linking Physiologic Severity to Clinical Outcomes


Johnson N. P. , Toth G. G. , Lai D., Zhu H., Acar G., Agostoni P., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.64, no.16, pp.1641-1654, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 16
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.07.973
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1641-1654
  • Keywords: fractional flow reserve, meta-analysis, prognosis, threshold, PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION, COLLATERAL BLOOD-FLOW, ARTERY-DISEASE, INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND, STENOSIS SEVERITY, NATURAL-HISTORY, MEDICAL THERAPY, FOLLOW-UP, ANGIOGRAPHY, REVASCULARIZATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND Fractional flow reserve (FFR) has become an established tool for guiding treatment, but its graded relationship to clinical outcomes as modulated by medical therapy versus revascularization remains unclear.