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April 2, 2009 - Volcano Corp. this week at ACC 2009 announced the availability of its integrated fractional flow reserve (FFR) technology on all major cardiovascular X-ray systems.

March 31, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. and GE Healthcare said at ACC that they have commercially launched the first fully integrated wireless solution for the measurement of Fractional Flow...

January 16, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today said results from the landmark FAME (Fractional flow reserve (FFR) vs. Angiography in Multivessel Evaluation) study, which demonstrate a...

December 23, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. said this week it completed the acquisition of Radi Medical Systems AB for $250 million in cash.

October 20, 2008 – Radi Medical Systems displayed its new wireless PressureWire Aeris to measure fractional flow reserve (FFR) last week during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

October 16, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Volcano Corp. launched its new PrimeWire Pressure Guide Wire, and the s5-FFR Option for its existing installed base of s5 and s5i imaging consoles in the U.S.

October 16, 2008 - The one-year follow-up of the FAME study (FFR vs. angiography for multivessel evaluation) was presented at TCT 2008 and confirms the beneficial clinical and economic impact of...

October 13, 2008 – GE Healthcare is featuring real-time imaging solutions made possible, in part, by new collaborative partnerships, at TCT 2008

The GE Innova cardiovascular X-ray system...

February 8, 2008 - The FDA granted Volcano Corp. 510(k) clearance for its s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow reserve) options, allowing physicians access phased Array IVUS, Rotational IVUS and...

April 16, 2007 - Volcano Corp. asserts this week that data from the COURAGE and SPIRIT trials presented last month at ACC suggest the need for more detailed imaging and diagnosis to optimize stent...

April 2, 2007 — CardioMEMS Inc. has announced the FDA has cleared the EndoSure AAA Wireless Pressure Measurement System for measuring intrasac pressure during thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair...

Jan. 31, 2007 — Researchers said this week that they have found an implantable wireless sensor that monitors blood pressure in an aneurysm sac to be safe and useful in guiding endovascular repair...

Jan. 29, 2007 — Radi Medical Systems Inc. says today it has begun the first shipment to customers of PressureWire Certus, a hydrophilic coated pressure wire designed better maneuverability,...