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.

Technology | March 31, 2009

March 31, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. and GE Healthcare said at ACC that they have commercially launched...

News | January 15, 2009

January 16, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today said results from the landmark FAME (Fractional flow reserve (FFR) vs...

News | December 22, 2008

December 23, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. said this week it completed the acquisition of Radi Medical...

Technology | October 19, 2008

October 20, 2008 – Radi Medical Systems displayed its new wireless PressureWire Aeris to measure fractional...

News | October 15, 2008

October 16, 2008 - The one-year follow-up of the FAME study (FFR vs. angiography for multivessel evaluation) was...

News | October 15, 2008

October 16, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Volcano Corp. launched its new PrimeWire Pressure Guide Wire, and the s5-...

News | October 12, 2008

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

Technology | March 10, 2008

Volcano Corp. offers the s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow reserve) options, allowing physicians access...

News | February 07, 2008

February 8, 2008 - The FDA granted Volcano Corp. 510(k) clearance for its s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow...

Technology | February 07, 2008

February 8, 2008 - The FDA granted Volcano Corp. 510(k) clearance for its s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow...

News | April 15, 2007

April 16, 2007 - Volcano Corp. asserts this week that data from the COURAGE and SPIRIT trials presented last month...

News | March 31, 2007

April 2, 2007 — CardioMEMS Inc. has announced the FDA has cleared the EndoSure AAA Wireless Pressure...

Technology | March 29, 2007

PressureWire Certus from RADI represents a paradigm shift in pressure guidewire design with handling...

News | January 30, 2007

Jan. 31, 2007 — Researchers said this week that they have found an implantable wireless sensor that...

News | January 28, 2007

Jan. 29, 2007 — Radi Medical Systems Inc. says today it has begun the first shipment to customers of PressureWire...

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