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 | 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
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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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Videos | Computed Tomography (CT)

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares some of the most innovative new technologies shown on the expo floor and discusses in ...

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Videos | Computed Tomography (CT)

Interview with James Min, M.D., Professor of Radiology and Medicine and Director of Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular ...

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Technology

July 10, 2015 - Opsens Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the OptoWire ...

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FFR, fractional flow reserve, Opsens Medical
Feature | FFR Technologies | Dave Fornell

Key to ongoing U.S. healthcare reform are efforts to reduce costs by eliminating unnecessary medical procedures and ...

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