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 | October 01, 2013

Oct. 1, 2013 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late breaking trials and first report...

cath lab, SYNTAX, SCAI
Feature | July 03, 2013 | Dmitriy N. Feldman, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

The year 2013 has brought us several important clinical trials that have changed the way interventional...

Feature | June 14, 2013

June 14, 2013 — Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial...

The Ilumien Optis can reconstruct 3-D images on vessels and stent placements using OCT technology.

Feature | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — St. Jude Medical gained CE mark approval of its Ilumien Optis percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

Feature | March 06, 2013 | Dave Fornell

In the current era of healthcare reform and increasing requirements to follow appropriate use criteria, any...

Feature | February 04, 2013 | Dave Fornell

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With...

Blog | February 04, 2013

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With...

News | January 11, 2013

January 11, 2013 — Guided Interventions LLC, a startup company developing new, easier to use fractional flow reserve...

News | December 26, 2012

December 26, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first patient enrollment in its ILUMIEN I clinical study....

Videos | FFR Technologies | November 07, 2012

The results of the FAME II Trial were presented at the 2012 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting...

Corindus CorPath robotic system

The Corindus CorPath robotic system allows interventional cardiologists to navigate coronary vessels without the need to be in the radiation field.

Feature | November 06, 2012 | By Dave Fornell

Hospitals constantly try to predict what the future holds when planning new facilities and equipment purchases that...

ST. Jude Medical PressureWire FFR Catherter
Feature | October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012 — Fractional flow reserve...

News | September 17, 2012

September 17, 2012 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first...

News | September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 — Data presented at the 2012 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Munich, Germany,...

Feature | September 07, 2012

September 7, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results of the FAME II trial demonstrating that patients with...

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