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The need for dedicated bifurcation quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) software algorithms to evaluate bifurcation lesions

EuroIntervention 2015;11:V44-V49 . DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11SVA10

Maik J. Grundeken
Maik J. Grundeken1, MD; Yuki Ishibashi2, MD, PhD; Steve Ramcharitar3, MD, PhD; Joan C. Tuinenburg4,5, MSc; Johan H.C. Reiber4,5, PhD; Shengxian Tu5,6, PhD; Jean-Paul Aben7, BSc; Chrysafios Girasis8, MD, PhD; Joanna J. Wykrzykowska1, MD, PhD; Yoshinobu Onuma2, MD, PhD; Patrick W. Serruys9*, MD, PhD
1. Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 3. Wiltshire Cardiac Centre, Swindon, United Kingdom; 4. Medis medical imaging systems bv, Leiden, The Netherlands; 5. Division of

Single-vessel quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) software is inaccurate when used in bifurcation lesions due to the specific anatomical characteristics of bifurcations, including the natural step-down in diameters after

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