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Diffuse atherosclerotic left main coronary artery disease unmasked by fractal geometric law applied to quantitative coronary angiography: an angiographic and intravascular ultrasound study

EuroIntervention 2010;5:709-715 - DOI10.4244/EIJV5I6A117.

Pascal Motreff
Pascal Motreff1*, MD, PhD; Gilles Rioufol2, MD, PhD; Martine Gilard3, MD, PhD; Christophe Caussin4, MD, PhD; Lemlih Ouchchane5, MD, PhD; Geraud Souteyrand1, MD; Gerard Finet2, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital and ERIM (EA 3295), University of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France; 2. Department of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Hospital and Claude Bernard University, and INSERM 826, Lyon

Aims: Angiographic analysis of left main coronary artery (LMCA) stenosis can be hindered by the lack of any reference segment when the LMCA is short or there is diffuse atheroma. Fractal ge

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