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New method developed for diagnosing coronary heart disease

Coronary angiography is the most common diagnostic method for coronary heart disease. The internationally recognized high-precision evaluation technology is expensive.   Researchers have developed a new method for diagnosing coronary heart disease with a 33% higher accuracy rate than traditional methods. The new technology, developed by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is called the Quantitative Flow Measurement System (QFR) and has been approved by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration, news agency Xinhua said Monday.   Based on the computer-assisted analysis of a coronary x-ray angiography image, the system receives the…

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