The basics

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

Sign in to read and download the full article

Forgot your password?

No account yet?
Sign up for free!

Create my pcr account

Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from

bifurcation lesionsbifurcation qca softwarebifurcation stentingquantitative coronary angiography (qca)single-vessel qca software
Coronary interventionsBifurcation lesionsTools, devices and techniques
Read next article
Image-based assessment of fractional flow reserve

Latest news