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.

Created by

Medical Professional Education Center


Thomas Porter, MD

Thomas Porter, MD

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

View full profile