FFR Technologies

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for fractional flow reserve (FFR) wires, catheters and systems used to measure blood flow across a coronary lesion to determine if a stent is needed or if the plaque stenosis can be treated medically. The section includes iFR, instantaneous wave-free ratio, systems used in the cath lab and noninvasive FFR technologies including computed tomography-FFR. This is also referred to as CT-FFR or FFR-CT.

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May 24, 2012 — Volcano Corp. provided an overview of data from multiple ground-breaking clinical trials presented last ...

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May 21, 2012 -- St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that data from the FAME II trial demonstrated a significant difference ...

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April 23, 2012 - Abbott and St. Jude Medical announced ChoiceAlliance, a multi-year joint initiative that provides ...

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Videos | Intravascular Imaging

Several interventional cardiology experts share their views on how fractional flow reserve (FFR) and optical coherence ...

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March 29, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for ...

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March 24, 2012 Coronary angiography is unable to accurately predict the severity of vessel narrowing, suggesting fract ...

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Feature | Dave Fornell

Based on my observations and those of the doctors on the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology Editorial Advisory Board ...

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January 19, 2011 –– Interim analysis of the FAME II trial found a highly statistically significant reduction in the need ...

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Each year that I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking ...

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Feature | Dave Fornell

Each year that I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for ...

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November 15, 2011 — The ADVISE clinical trial concluded that a new measure of stenosis severity — instantaneous wave ...

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November 9, 2011 — Volcano Corp. announced results from the ADVISE (ADenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluatio ...

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November 1, 2011 – Volcano Corp., a developer and manufacturer of intravascular diagnosis and therapy guidance tools ...

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October 26, 2011 – St. Jude Medical announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its ...

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As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab treatment ...

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