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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Impaired coronary flow reserve (CFR) in T2DM patients has been demonstrated in studies using invasive coronary Doppler flow wires stress [15], and noninvasive, but ionizing radioactive nuclear techniques single-photon emission tomography (SPECT) [16].
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Additionally, at the time of injection, no effect on TIMI flow or coronary flow reserve was noted during and after infusion of cells or placebo, suggesting little or no micro-vascular obstruction by the infused cells.
Estimation of coronary flow reserve using the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) frame count method.
When it comes to their clinical effect, "we know that most patients can accommodate a certain amount of stenosis before it overwhelms their coronary flow reserve," Dr.