Collaterals: how important are they?

Werner, Gerald S.
July 2007
Heart;Jul2007, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p778
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper "The delay of contrast arrival in magnetic resonance first-pass perfusion imaging: a novel non-invasive parameter detecting collateral-dependent myocardium," by O. M. Muehling and colleagues in this issue. It is pointed out the technique employed could offer a non-invasive approach with the additional benefit of eliminating exposure to radiation as the case in angiography or radionuclide scintigraphy.


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