Instantaneous wave-free ratio to guide coronary revascularisation: physiological framework, validation and differences from fractional flow reserve

EuroIntervention 2017;13:450-458 published online February 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00456

Guus de Waard
Guus A. de Waard1, MD; Carlo Di Mario2, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC; Amir Lerman3, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA; Patrick W. Serruys2, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC; Niels van Royen1*, MD, PhD, FESC
1. Department of Cardiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2. NIHR Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit (BRU), Royal Brompton Hospital, NHLBI, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; 3. Division of Cardiovascular Di

Determining the optimal treatment strategy for revascularisation of coronary artery stenosis involves the use of fractional flow reserve (FFR). To improve the low clinical uptake of physiological lesion assessment to guide re

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