Microvascular Disease: Detection and Treatment Strategies

Microvascular Disease: Detection and Treatment Strategies

The microvasculature can be imaged at the bedside with continuous infusion of microbubbles (ultrasound contrast agents) or a slow bolus injection. That is important not just to nutrient delivery, but also appears to play a major role in controlling coronary flow both in the presence and absence of epicardial coronary artery disease.


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Medical Professional Education Center

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Thomas Porter, MD

Thomas Porter, MD

Theodore F. Hubbard Distinguished Chair of Cardiology
Professor, Internal Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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