Vol 26, No 6 (2019)
Brief communication — Interventional cardiology
Published online: 2020-01-20

open access

Page views 1356
Article views/downloads 969
Get Citation

Connect on Social Media

Connect on Social Media

Is quantitative flow ratio enough to accurately assess intermediate coronary stenosis? A comparison study with fractional flow reserve

Paweł Kleczyński1, Artur Dziewierz2, Lukasz Rzeszutko2, Dariusz Dudek2, Jacek Legutko1
Pubmed: 31970737
Cardiol J 2019;26(6):793-795.


Not available

Article available in PDF format

View PDF Download PDF file


  1. Neumann FJ, Sousa-Uva M, Neumann FJ, et al. ESC Scientific Document Group . Considerations for the choice between coronary artery bypass grafting and percutaneous coronary intervention as revascularization strategies in major categories of patients with stable multivessel coronary artery disease: an accompanying article of the task force of the 2018 ESC/EACTS guidelines on myocardial revascularization. Eur Heart J. 2019; 40(2): 204–212.
  2. Tu S, Barbato E, Köszegi Z, et al. Fractional flow reserve calculation from 3-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography and TIMI frame count. JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. 2014; 7(7): 768–777.
  3. Papafaklis MI, Muramatsu T, Ishibashi Y, et al. Fast virtual functional assessment of intermediate coronary lesions using routine angiographic data and blood flow simulation in humans: comparison with pressure wire - fractional flow reserve. EuroIntervention. 2014; 10(5): 574–583.
  4. Legutko J, Kleczyński P, Dziewierz A, et al. Adenosine intracoronary bolus dose escalation versus intravenous infusion to induce maximum coronary hyperemia for fractional flow reserve assessment. Kardiol Pol. 2019; 77(6): 610–617.
  5. Legutko J, Kleczyński P, Dziewierz A, et al. Comparison of hyperemic efficacy between femoral and antecubital fossa vein adenosine infusion for fractional flow reserve assessment. Post Kardiol Interw. 2019; 15(1): 52–58.
  6. Tu S, Westra J, Yang J, et al. FAVOR Pilot Trial Study Group. Diagnostic Accuracy of Fast Computational Approaches to Derive Fractional Flow Reserve From Diagnostic Coronary Angiography: The International Multicenter FAVOR Pilot Study. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016; 9(19): 2024–2035.
  7. Westra J, Andersen BK, Campo G, et al. Diagnostic Performance of In-Procedure Angiography-Derived Quantitative Flow Reserve Compared to Pressure-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve: The FAVOR II Europe-Japan Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018; 7(14).
  8. Chang Y, Chen L, Westra J, et al. Reproducibility of quantitative flow ratio: An inter-core laboratory variability study. Cardiol J. 2018 [Epub ahead of print].