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Quantitative myocardial blush grade reserve during pharmacologic hyperemia. A way to perform a real wireless fractional flow reserve in patients with coronary artery disease and intermediate coronary lesions.


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1. Internal Medicine, Weinheim, GERMANY


Aims: We investigated the relation between myocardial blushgrade reserve (MBGreserve) with fractional flow reserve (FFR) measures. FFR is a marker of inducible myocardial ischemia, which could guide percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and stent placement. However, it requires a pressure wire and is associated with additional costs and potential hazards.

Methods and results: 56 patients who und…

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