FFR-CT was by far the hottest cardiac technology topic on DAIC in July. Eight of the top 20 pieces of content were about or mention FFR-CT. This image shows an example of the image-based technology that noninvasively assesses coronary fractional flow reserve (FFR) for the entire coronary tree. The CT image on the left shows two heavily calcified coronary arteries, but the FFR-CT analysis shows there is not a significant impact on hemodynamics, so the patient does not need revascularization.
August 2, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of July 2018. This is based on website analytics of the month’s 195,208 pageviews:
4. VIDEO: Will CT-FFR Replace Diagnostic Angiograms? — Interview with Patrick Serruys, M.D.
11. VIDEO: Using FFR-CT in Everyday Practice — Interview with Kavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D., Beaumont
12. VIDEO: The State of CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging — Interview with Gianluca Pontone, M.D.
15. VIDEO: Can We Live in 3-D Echo? — Interview with Lissa Sugeng, M.D., Yale
16. VIDEO: Tricuspid Valve Imaging and Interventions Developing Hand-in-hand — Interview With Rebecca Hahn, M.D., Columbia
17. VIDEO: Trends and Advances in Cardiac CT Technology — Interview with Todd Villines, M.D., Georgetown
19. VIDEO: Tricuspid Device Clinical Trial Overview — Interview with Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., CRF Clinical Trial Center
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