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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February 1, 2018 – HeartFlow announced that seven new commercial payers issued positive medical policies covering the ...

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Here is a list of what I think were some of the top interventional technologies discussed at the 2017 Transcatheter ...

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December 28, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC), which operates Blue Cross and Blue ...

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Videos | TCT

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows some of the innovations displayed on the expo floor at the 2017 Transcatheter ...

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Videos | FFR Technologies

A discussion with William Fearon, M.D. director of interventional cardiology, Stanford University Medical Center, about ...

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November 10, 2017 — GE Healthcare and Dutch-based cardiovascular imaging software provider Medis announced at the 2017 ...

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November 8, 2017 — Investigators in the FAVOR II China and FAVOR II Europe-Japan studies recently presented their ...

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November 6, 2017 — Three-year data from the FAME 2 study show patients with coronary artery disease who underwent a ...

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November 6, 2017 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a New Technology Ambulatory Payment ...

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Technology | FFR Technologies

November 3, 2017 — Acist Medical Systems Inc., a Bracco Group Company, announced the global launch of its Acist RXi Mini ...

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October 26, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that it will incorporate the HeartFlow FFRct (fractional ...

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August 28, 2017 — Philips Healthcare and HeartFlow Inc. announced they entered into a collaboration agreement to improve ...

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August 9, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that four Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have each issued a positive medical ...

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Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays FFR readings as an overlay on live angiographic, angiogram images.
Feature | FFR Technologies | Dave Fornell

The gold standard for assessing the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions to determine if they should be ...

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

July 12, 2017 — The American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category III Tracking Code for estimated coronary ...

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