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.

ACIST-FFR Study, enrollment complete, Navvus catheter, fractional flow reserve
News | FFR Technologies | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Acist Medical Systems Inc. announced that enrollment is complete for its...

Videos | TCT | November 18, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a video tour of some of the most innovative new interventional cardiology...

Philips, TCT 2016, image guidance technologies, iFR, HeartNavigator
News | Cath Lab | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — Philips recently announced its latest image guidance solutions to be featured at the 2016...

St. Jude Medical, PressureWire X Guidewire, FDA, launch, FFR catheter
Technology | FFR Technologies | October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. clearance and launch of the company’s new PressureWire X...

Corindus Corpath, Acist Medical RXi and CVi, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minnesota, cath lab
News | Cath Lab | August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Acist Medical Systems Inc. are providing Fairview Southdale...

HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis....

St. Jude Medical, EuroPCR 2016 studies, FFR, LAAO, left atrial appendage occlusion, fractional flow reserve, Amplatzer
News | Cath Lab | May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results from two cardiovascular clinical trials presented at EuroPCR...

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St...

FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 12, 2016

A discussion on the adoption rate of FFR-CT with Dr. Campbell Rogers, chief medical officer of HeartFlow. It is the...

Philips Volcano, iFR outcomes trials, vs FFR, DEFINE-FLAIR, iFR SWEDEHEART, SYNTAX II
News | FFR Technologies | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — Philips announced that a combined total of more than 5,000 patients have been enrolled in three...

FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, one-year results, ACC 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — Novel technology developed by HeartFlow Inc. significantly reduces the need for invasive procedures...

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

Feature | March 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

Tom Watson, clinical analyst for MDBuyLine, and DAIC Dave Fornell discuss some of the technology trends at the 2015...

Videos | Intravascular Imaging | October 30, 2015

Ziad  Ali, M.D., associate director of translational medicine, Columbia University Medical Center / New York-...

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