coronary flow reserve


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coronary flow reserve

The ratio of the blood flow in the coronary arteries when they are at rest to their blood flow when they are maximally stimulated or dilated.
See: coronary blood flow
See also: reserve
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Positive association between circulating free insulin-like growth factor-1 levels and coronary flow reserve in arterial systemic hypertension.
Safety and optimal dose of intracoronary adenosine 5'-triphosphate for the measurement of coronary flow reserve.
Using a pressure wire to calculate the coronary flow reserve (CFR) across a coronary stenosis can help a physician decide whether the stenosis is causing a physiologically significant reduction in coronary blood flow.
It is the only guidewire on the market to offer in one wire the combined measurement of pressure and temperature which enables calculations of FFR, Coronary Flow Reserve (CFR) and an Index of Microcirculatory Resistance (IMR).