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Jian'an Wang
School of Medicine Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
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Determinants of Human Coronary Collaterals

Author(s): Stefano F. de Marchi

Affiliation: University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland.

Keywords: Coronary circulation, collateral circulation, determinants.

Abstract:

The human coronary collateral circulation is prognostically relevant. The understanding of collateral formation and its determinants may guide future therapeutic strategies aiming at promoting collateral growth and functionality, and hence reducing the global burden of coronary artery disease (CAD).

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Article Details

VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 1
Page: [24 - 28]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1573403X1001140317114411