FFR Catheters

Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi) technologies in the United States.

July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intrac...

June 5, 2014 — New measures of the severity of coronary artery blockages do not provide enough accuracy to guide treatment decisions, according to the results of the VERIFY-2 study presented as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Car...

Volcano, Instant Wave-Free Ratio, iFR, FFR

Volcano Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its proprietary Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) modality.

iFR
Earlier this year, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis adopted the instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) technology....
A new study found that fractional flow reserve (FFR)-guided provisional side branch (SB) stenting of true coronary bifurcation lesions yields similar outcomes...
PressureWire St. Jude Medical Two-year FAME 2 Data FFR-guided PCI
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced primary outcome two-year data from the FAME 2 Trial, which demonstrated sustained superiority with FFR-guided PCI using St....
September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular...
Boston Scientific's Polaris imaging system supports the family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral
Volcano Corp.'s  iFR Modality is a physiologic measurement performed using the same pressure wires and equipment utilized in cath...
The Acist|RXi Rapid Exchange FFR system is the world's first rapid exchange FFR system. This device features new technology designed...
St. Jude Medical Inc.'s PressureWire Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) measurement guide received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Articles

Earlier this year, the Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis adopted the instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) technology....
Medtronic, Acist Agreement FFR-IVUS Technologies
Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi...
July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family...
June 5, 2014 — New measures of the severity of coronary artery blockages do not provide enough accuracy to guide treatment decisions, according to the results...

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