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The correlation of diastolic dysfunction with TIMI frame count in patients with chronic stable angina pectoris

Author(s): Omidi N | Sharif Kashani B | Asadpour Piranfar M | Rafie Khorgami M | Ghorbani Yekta B | Omidi H

Journal: Tehran University Medical Journal
ISSN 1683-1764

Volume: 70;
Issue: 9;
Start page: 555;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: coronary artery | diastolic function | TIMI frame count

Background: Evaluation of diastolic dysfunction and its relationship with TIMI frame count in patients with stable coronary artery disease referred to Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital in Tehran in the years 2010-2011 is the purpose of this study.Methods: Patients were divided into two groups: case and control. Both groups had chronic angina. Patient information on check list has been studies based on data provided by angiography and echocardiography methods.Results: Cases had significantly higher values of corrected TIMI frame count (TFC) for the left anterior desending artery (LAD), TFC for Circumflex artery (Cx) & Right coronary artery (RCA), (mean TFC P
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