European Bifurcation Club 2009, EBC 2009 – Berlin, Germany
BIFURCATION LESION AND TREATMENT DEFINITION
SB Diameter as an Index of MI
Author: Ghassan Kassab, MD, Indiana/Purdue University, USA
- An allometric scaling law relates the various morphological (e.g., diameter, length and volume) and function (e.g., flow) to myocardial mass.
- A quantitative relation between SB diameter/area and %Infarct (relative to main artery or entire heart) exists in swine hearts and needs to be established in patients.