The impact of aging and atherosclerotic risk factors on transthoracic coronary flow reserve in subjects with normal coronary angiography

Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 05/15/2012

Aging reduces coronary flow reserve in patients with angiographically normal coronary arteries due to a gradual increase of resting coronary flow velocity. Coronary flow reserve (CFR) is also affected by atherosclerotic risk factors and left ventricular hypertrophy

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