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.

News | September 29, 2009
September 29, 2009 – GE Healthcare said the first clinical use of true integrated Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) has...

Volcano's virtual histology IVUS system

News | September 02, 2009
September 2, 2009 – Volcano Corp. said this week it entered into a nonexclusive, global resale agreement with Siemens...
News | April 02, 2009
April 2, 2009 - Volcano Corp. this week at ACC 2009 announced the availability of its integrated fractional flow...
Technology | March 31, 2009
March 31, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. and GE Healthcare said at ACC that they have commercially launched the first...
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 Systems AB for...
Technology | October 19, 2008
October 20, 2008 – Radi Medical Systems displayed its new wireless PressureWire Aeris to measure fractional flow...
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-FFR Option...
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 to phased...
News | February 07, 2008
February 8, 2008 - The FDA granted Volcano Corp. 510(k) clearance for its s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow reserve)...
Technology | February 07, 2008
February 8, 2008 - The FDA granted Volcano Corp. 510(k) clearance for its s5-Revo and s5-FFR (fractional flow reserve)...
News | April 15, 2007
April 16, 2007 - Volcano Corp. asserts this week that data from the COURAGE and SPIRIT trials presented last month at...
News | March 31, 2007
April 2, 2007 — CardioMEMS Inc. has announced the FDA has cleared the EndoSure AAA Wireless Pressure Measurement...