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Efficacy of contrast medium induced Pd/Pa ratio in predicting functional significance of intermediate coronary artery stenosis assessed by fractional flow reserve: insights from the RINASCI study

EuroIntervention 2015;11:421-427 published online ahead of print July 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M07_02

Antonio  Maria Leone
Antonio Maria Leone1*, MD, PhD; Giancarla Scalone1, MD; Giovanni Luigi De Maria1, MD; Francesco Tagliaferro1, MD; Andrea Gardi1, MD; Fabio Clemente1, MD; Eloisa Basile1, MD; Pio Cialdella1, MD; Alberto Ranieri De Caterina1, MD; Italo Porto2, MD, PhD; Cristina Aurigemma1, MD, PhD; Francesco Burzotta1, MD, PhD; Giampaolo Niccoli1, MD, PhD; Carlo Trani1. Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy; 2. San Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy

Aims: The need of adenosine administration for the achievement of maximal hyperaemia limits the widespread application of fractional flow reserve (FFR) in the real world. We hypothesised

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