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 | Cath Lab

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

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Feature | Cardiovascular Business | Dave Fornell

 


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

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

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

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Videos | CT Angiography (CTA)

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

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News | FFR Technologies

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

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

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

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Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR
Feature | Dave Fornell

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

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Videos | TCT

Tom Watson, clinical analyst for MDBuyLine, and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell discuss some of the new cardiovascular and ...

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Videos | Intravascular Imaging

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

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FFR-CT, cost and quality of life outcomes, TCT 2015, PLATFORM trial
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA)

October 18, 2015 — New results from a multicenter, prospective study show that assessing fractional flow reserve ...

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News | FFR Technologies

October 5, 2015 — Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak is the first in Michigan and one of just a handful in the United States ...

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News | FFR Technologies

September 9, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that five-year results from the FAME trial have confirmed the long ...

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FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, ESC 2015, ICA, fractional flow reserve, computed tomography
Feature | FFR Technologies

September 3, 2015 — Results of the PLATFORM trial indicate fractional flow reserve computed tomography (FFR-CT) can ...

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News | Cath Lab

August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of Cardiology ...

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

August 21, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Illinois to offer a new ...

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