Coronary anatomy overview
This chapter covers the basics of coronary circulation and introduces you to the concept of the coronary microcirculation.
- Coronary anatomy overview intro
- A refresher on basic coronary anatomy
- A case of "acute no reflow"
- Coronary anatomy overview quiz
Acquiring an image
This chapter teaches how a coronary angiogram is aquired and introduces the basic terminology used to describe different views.
- Acquiring an image intro
- Image intensifier basics and nomenclature
- Acquiring an image quiz
Introducing the right coronary artery
This chapter walks you through the anatomy of the right coronary artery and its branches, introducing the different views used to examine this artery.
- Introducing the right coronary artery intro
- A walk-through from proximal to distal
- Introducing three main views for right coronary artery (RCA) interrogation
- Example angiograms of the three main views
- Introducing the right coronary artery quiz
Introducing the left coronary artery
In this chapter, you walk through the anatomy of the left coronary artery and its branches and learn the different views used to examine this artery.
- Introducing the left coronary artery intro
- A walk-through of the left coronary artery
- Four main views of the LCA
- Additional useful views
- Example angiograms of normal LCA views
- Introducing the left coronary artery quiz
This chapter shows how to recognize some basic coronary artery pathology as seen on an angiogram and gives you the basic skills necessary to quantify a coronary artery stenosis.
- Lesion interpretation intro
- Recognizing coronary pathology
- How blocked is blocked?
- Lesion interpretation quiz
- Conclusion: what have we learned?