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Clinical and prognostic value of poststenting fractional flow reserve in acute coronary syndromes
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  • Published on:
    Signficance of Inverse Prognostic Value of Post-PCI FFR in Patients with NSTEMI

    I read the article by Kasula and colleagues with great interest. I firmly believe that this is a novel finding and of great clinical significance (1).

    Utility of Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is firmly established in stable coronary artery disease but has been widely debated in patients with acute MI particularly in the culprit vessel (2, 3). FFR measurements require maximal coronary hyperaemia which may be les...

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  • Published on:
    Microcirculation impairment in acute coronary syndrome: It is not always the same story
    • Matteo Tebaldi, MD_interventional Cardiologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Gianluca Campo

    We read with great interest the elegant work of Kasula et al. recently published on Heart [1]. The Authors showed that fractional flow reserve (FFR) may be an effective tool to discriminate the long-term functional outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) [1]. This retrospective study included exclusively ACS patients for whom FFR evaluation resulted "flow lim...

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